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Wrestling with the legacy of signing melodies by Shlomo Carlebach— prolific and influential song leader, and also a known abuser.

Abortion or Death

Decades later, at a Jewish symposium on abortion, a male leader self-righteously intoned, “Abortion is never an easy decision.” He’d obviously never been there.

On Mourning & Public Confessions

Interview with activist Yehudah Webster & filmmaker Hannah Roodman on teshuva, documenting actions, and integrating spirituality with social justice. 

Facing History at the Angel Island Immigration Station

My great-grandfather was detained at Angel Island. Immigrants carved tens of thousands of poems into every square inch of the barrack walls, describing their anguish of captivity and longing for home. 

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