While the president has made a statement condemning antisemitism, the sincerity and usefulness of it is questionable.
Regardless of your views on recent events, it's important that we continue to listen to each other. A statement by Clal's president, Brad Hirschfield.
February 07, 2017
How using the term "alternative facts" to describe lies detracts from the usefulness of the concept within the spiritual world.
January 25, 2017
Some observations on the role that religion played in the President's Inaugural Address.
January 20, 2017
Both the President-elect and Congressman Lewis are in the wrong. It's time for one of them to step forward and resolve this.
January 16, 2017
The only way to truly break down the good and bad in the recent UN clash between the United States and Israel is to see the good (and wrong) on...
January 02, 2017
Forbes said their list was meant to be the "start of a conversation." Rabbi Brad Hirschfield takes them up on their offer.
December 14, 2016
A rabbi's take on the origin of the word "scapegoating" and what Donald Trump could learn from its biblical root.
December 05, 2016
We often want to believe the very worst about those we oppose, and so we spread the most outrageous stories which reflect that worst, often with greater speed than those...
November 21, 2016
A discussion with author Beth Kissileff about her new novel about a woman who questions American Jews who "return" to Israel and to traditional religion.