Sermons
What You Call Politics, We Call Torah

MLK, Jr. warned us of ministers consumed with pious irrelevancies and sanctimonious trivialities, hiding behind the anesthetizing security of stained glass windows rather than taking a stand to end racial and economic injustice. Read more.

Hooray
IKAR honored by Slingshot

For the 12th year in a row, Slingshot has named IKAR one of the 50 most innovative Jewish organizations in North America. Check it out.

Preach
R' Brous Speaks at Women's March on Washington
R' Brous Speaks at Women's March on Washington

“Today, around the country, we, the people, stand together in protest, proclaiming our fidelity to love over hate, progress over regress, and inclusion over exclusion.” See video.

“Today, around the country, we, the people, stand together in protest, proclaiming our fidelity to love over hate, progress over regress, and inclusion over exclusion.” See video.

On Jan. 21, 2017, Rabbi Brous joined faith and community leaders, politicians and entertainers to speak before a crowd of hundreds of thousands.

On Jan. 21, 2017, Rabbi Brous joined faith and community leaders, politicians and entertainers to speak before a crowd of hundreds of thousands.

Upcoming
Beach Shabbat

It’s sweet, soulful, sandy and short – we’ll finish in time for you to get back to the city before Shabbat starts. BYO picnic and stay for our Kabbalat Shabbat service by the water.

 

Culture Series
Political Journalist Peter Beinart

We’re thrilled to welcome back to IKAR acclaimed political journalist and commentator Peter Beinart on July 6.

Stay tuned for details.

FAQ
Are you a synagogue or what?

Yes and no and kinda.

Words like “synagogue” can feel constraining, and we want to think expansively about what Jewish life can be. More FAQs here.

@SharonBrous' Shabbat sermon, I Really Wanna Know: Who Are You? https://t.co/jdWK00aXzp
Reclaiming relig leadership as moral leadership. @SharonBrous' sermon included at #JewishWomenOfWords: https://t.co/uUnTHyn6gd