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Jerusalem: City of Miracles, City of Tears – Auburn Voices
Rabbi Brous responds to Embassy move in Israel.
Rabbis speak out against Trump tweets at interfaith event – Jewish Journal
Rabbi Brous joined Jewish, Christian, and Muslim leaders to speak out against Trump’s anti-Muslim tweets.
Rabbi Roundtable – The Forward
We Asked 27 Rabbis: What Is The One Lesson Jews Today Need To Learn From The Talmud? See what Rabbi Brous and 26 other notable rabbis around the country have to say.
Religion, Morality and the President – KCRW One Year Later
Listen to Rabbi Sharon Brous on KCRW’s One Year Later – The Religious Left Raises its Voice: Have evangelical conservatives finally met their match in the political arena?
A Surprising Surge of Hope – Auburn Voices
12 Spiritual Leaders on the Year After the 2016 Election. – “May their hope enhance your own. Together, may all of us continue to love one another until America becomes the America it never was but is called to be, and will be.”
How do we be Jewish after a year of Trump’s America? – The Forward
“It is precisely in our moments of greatest danger that we must affirm exactly who we are.” – Rabbi Sharon Brous. In this article by Jane Eisner, Eisner asks how we can make bold new choices in the seeds of all that’s gone wrong in the last year.
We Need to Talk: The Link Between Sexual Violence And Gun Violence – HuffPost
Perhaps the proximity of these two horrifying American tragedies will finally be a wake-up call for our soul-weary nation. — Rabbi Sharon Brous, Co-authored with Rev. Jaqui Lewis and Valarie Kaur
“We’re not the ‘nice’ faith people!” – ThinkProgress
Faith leaders are battling white supremacy, Trump. Meet the clergy fighting with the “resistance.” Rabbi Brous gives keynote address at PICO Network’s Prophetic Resistance Summit.
Enough With Your Thoughts and Prayers
“People are dying. I am a person of faith, someone with a real prayer life. But I also know the limits of prayer: we cannot pray our way out of this endless loop of devastation and distraction. The only way out is collective spiritual and political action.”
It’s Time for a New Year and a New America – Auburn Voices
Bishop William Barber gives stirring Rosh Hashanah sermon at IKAR services.
Rabbi Brous’ Rosh Hashanah Sermon: The Bug in the Software of the West
America is turning from a place with an undercurrent of antisemitism, to a place in which antisemitism is condoned by the state. What are we going to do about it?
White supremacy is our country’s original sin
“Domestic terrorism is the logical outcome of an atmosphere of radicalized hatred that now receives daily ammunition from the highest offices.”
L.A. rabbi arrested in Washington for protesting health care bill
“As people of faith, we are called to operate in a way that is just and right and compassionate in all cases, but we’re asked to have special care for the most vulnerable.”
Religious Leaders Keep Getting Arrested at the Nation’s Capitol and it is Glorious
Rabbi Brous and a group of faith leaders are standing up, speaking out, and resisting immoral healthcare legislation.
Jewish Journal on R’ Brous’ Invocation at City Hall
“Our mayor and our city leaders have turned this city into a holy hot spot, an oasis of love and justice.” Preach, Rabbi.
What you call politics, we call Torah – Jewish Journal
“We must reclaim religious leadership as moral leadership. It is faith leaders who can bring inclusion, forgiveness, equity and equality, justice and love to the forefront of the national conversation.”
R’ Brous Gives Invocation at Mayor Garcetti’s Inauguration
“God, bless us with holy hutzpah as we rise up against the spiritual anemia and moral decay of our nation; as we stubbornly work toward a vision of liberty, justice and dignity for all.”
Faith Communities Remember Pulse Victims – NBC News
“Faith communities have a poor track record when it comes to LGBTQ inclusion. Righting that historic wrong has been a priority for our community from its inception.”
Muslims, Jews & Women in America – The Economist
Efforts by faith groups to understand each other better seem to be gathering pace. Some of the most eye-catching projects bring together Muslims and Jews, and their organizers are now more likely to be female than male.