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Religious Leader: Ari Hart
Ari Hart is co-founder of Uri L’Tzedek, the first Jewish-Orthodox social justice organization. He has been a voice in creating awareness around making Kosher food laws Yosher which means ethical. Learn more about Auburn's commitment to religion and justice by clicking here. Click here for Auburn resources for Religion in a Multifaith World.
Posted September 26, 2011 | 366 Comments
Religious Leader: Shmuly Yanklowitz
Shmuly seeks to balance the many parts of his life as a young Rabbinical student including his chaplaincy work at St. Luke's Hospital. He is just one of the emerging leaders featured in the upcoming PBS film The Calling. Join Auburn this Tuesday December 7th to see a premiere of The Calling and enjoy panel discussion and lively conversation, click here to RSVP. To learn more about The Calling click here and be a part of the national video engagement campaign What's Your Calling by clicking here. Hear more from Shmuly's in Jewish Week by clicking here.
Posted December 1, 2010 | 5 Comments
Documentary: A scene from the film Defamation
As Jews around the world prepare to celebrate the start of the New Year, Rosh Hashanah, let this documentary on anti-Semitism be a resource to you. Click here to learn more about the film Defamation.
Posted August 18, 2010 | 0 Comment
Religious Leader: Elie Wiesel
On this week when we remember the intolerance of the events of September 11th, Elie Wiesel offers words of healing and the power of forgiveness. Learn more about Auburn resources for bridging religious divides by clicking here.
Posted July 15, 2010 | 54 Comments
Documentary: A scene from the film Trembling Before G-D
Is your community looking for an opportunity to speak more openly about LGBT equality? Trembling Before G-D tells the story of devout Jews who are gay, lesbian and transgendered. Click here to learn more about how this documentary can be a resource to your community of faith.
Posted June 14, 2010 | 0 Comment
Documentary: A scene from the film Praying for Lior
The Jewish observance of Shavuot offers an opportunity for all religious traditions to reflect on the handing down of tradition from generation to generation. Let this story of a Jewish boy with Down Syndrome preparing for his Bar Mitzvah, be a resource to youth as well as adults in your community by clicking here.
Posted May 17, 2010 | 0 Comment
Documentary: A scene from Praying for Lior
As Jews around the world prepare to celebrate the start of the New Year, Rosh Hashanah, let this documentary that tells the story of Lior, a Jewish boy with Down Syndrome preparing for his Bar Mitzvah, be a resource to youth as well as adults in your community by clicking here.
Posted May 17, 2010 | 810 Comments
Documentary: A scene from the film Hiding and Seeking
This week, Jews around the world recognize Tisha B'Av a day of fast that commemorates the destruction of the First and Second Temples. Let Auburn be a resource in your discussion by recommending this documentary resource. Click here to learn more about Hiding and Seeking.
Posted May 6, 2010 | 0 Comment
Documentary: A scene from the film Encounter Point
Encounter Point is a film for all who have questioned how we can play a real role in ending hate and conflict. Weaving together six portraits of Israelis and Palestinians who develop relationships based on compassion and listening, Encounter Point is a great tool for all communities committed to the hard work of conflict resolution. To learn more about this powerful film, click here.
Posted April 8, 2010 | 6 Comments
Documentary: A scene from the film Off and Running
This documentary gives a glimpse into Avery’s unique and loving household which includes white Jewish lesbians for parents and two adopted brothers — one mixed-race and one Korean. Click here to learn more about Off and Running and how it can be a resource to your community.
Posted April 6, 2010 | 0 Comment