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Glean’s Elan Babchuck Speaks At TEDx

by Irwin Kula • November 29, 2018

We are excited to share with you Elan Babchuck’s recent TEDx talk in which Elan eloquently mixes data, story and wisdom informed by his powerful biography and his learnings and work on innovation and religion.


Watch: Brad Hirschfield Discusses The Tensions On The Gaza Border

by Clal News • November 22, 2018

Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, president of Clal, joins i24NEWS English to discuss the tensions on the Gaza border with two other guests. Among the topics discussed: why hasn’t it received more attention, how has Israel responded, and more.


A Note From The Stand And See Fellowship

by Brad Hirschfield and Irwin Kula • November 16, 2018

A note from Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, our co-President: Having just returned from a trip to Israel and Jordan with the most recent cohort in our Stand and See Fellowship, I had planned to share stories from the amazing journey shared with seminarians and recent ordainees in the Episcopal community around southern Ohio. And then, I […]


Mission To Morocco

by Irwin Kula • November 13, 2018

Recently, I served as a scholar in residence on a week- long mission to Morocco with the senior leadership of the Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore. The mission met with leadership of the Moroccan Jewish community (including Jackie Kadosh the president of Marrakech’s 2,000 member, pictured above), visited Jewish schools and learned about the rich […]