Walmart victory and religious values June 23, 2011

"...By attempting to certify a class as large as they did, and by seeking to bring suit under a portion of the law which is not directed at recovering financial loss, those bringing the suit undermined themselves and deserved to be turned away. ..."


From Brad Hirschfield’s blog For God’s Sake on "On Faith" on Washington Post’s website

An Open Letter to Sen. Steve Saland on Same-Sex Marriage From a Gay Orthodox Rabbi June 22, 2011

"Now that there are churches and synagogues that perform and hold sacred same-sex vows, the state cannot choose to reject these marriages any more than it can reject marriages that I, as an Orthodox rabbi, would not perform because one partner is a Jew and another a Christian...."


From Rabbi Steven Greenberg’s blog on The Huffington Post

Leading Clal into a New Decade June 22, 2011

On Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City, Clal honored Larry Gellman’s leadership as Clal chairman, and celebrated Debra Tuchman’s installation as new Chairman. From her board and community volunteer work to her passion for making a difference, Debra personifies the best of American Jewish life. Proudly Jewish, civically engaged, and dedicated to making Jewish wisdom a greater resource for all, she embodies Clal’s mission.

Doing Business in Washington, D. C. June 22, 2011

Brad Hirschfield joined Lou Dobbs to discuss new ways of doing business in D.C.- everyone at the table and everything on the table. Footage not available. From Fox Business, Lou Dobbs Tonight

What makes for a successful long-term relationship? June 22, 2011

Irwin Kula joins At Issue host Ben Merens to talk about marriage, relationships, and living with uncertainty.


Wisconsin Public Radio’s At Issue With Ben Merens
, 6/21/11

Do We Need a New Bible? June 21, 2011

"So while making new bibles may be an old tradition, when an atheist does it, it’s certainly news. Shouldn’t atheists be the last people producing bibles? ..."


By Brad Hirschfield from’s Fox Forum, Opinion

Between Two Worlds June 21, 2011

Between Two Worlds is a personal essay film telling five riveting stories that go beyond political postures to reveal the passionate debates over identity and generational change inside today’s American Jewish community.

Why Can't Every Day Be Father's Day (And Mother's Day)? June 18, 2011

"...Father’s Day is a chance to break out of the routines we have with our dads, but it also raises a question as old as the Bible; shouldn’t every day be Father's Day (and Mother's Day, too)?..."


By Brad Hirschfield from’s Fox Forum, Opinion

The Roasting of Weiner and the Public Good June 17, 2011

"Okay, so Anthony Weiner has resigned. Now everyone can go home happy and make believe all is well in our Republic. We got the lying tweeter...."


From Irwin Kula’s blog on The Huffington Post

'Book of Mormon' musical: Humorous Hazing or Modern Minstrel Show? National faith leaders consider impact June 16, 2011

..."Faith needs to be able to laugh at itself, and so do the faithful," Rabbi Hirschfield continues. "That happens far too rarely, and when it does, the net effect is largely positive for both the faith and the faithful who can do so.

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