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A Memorial on Rabbi Steven Shaw z”l as a Founder of CLAL 

by Irwin Kula • November 5, 2019

Rabbi Steve Shaw z”l, one of the most creative and influential Jewish communal leaders of the last five decades passed away last week at the age of 76. Steve together with Elie Wiesel z”l and Rabbi Yitz Greenberg co-founded Clal in 1974.  Yitz, the first and long-time President of Clal offers a powerful memorial note about […]


We Remember Them…

by Shelli Aderman • August 22, 2019

From Rabbi Irwin Kula’s Wisdom Daily Piece in memory of September 11th, published September 11, 2014   As we observe the 13th anniversary of 9/11, we feel a range of emotions. We feel sad and heartbroken for those who lost loved ones. We are grateful, if not surprised that there have been no terrorist attacks on […]


by Shelli Aderman • May 29, 2019

Rabbi Brad Hirschfield on CLEARCUT | With Michelle Makori | Thursday, May 23rd 2019


WHO Are You?

by Shelli Aderman • April 17, 2019

A Group Of Rabbis Assist At The Mexican Border

by Clal News • December 26, 2018

Rabbi Charles Arian led a group of rabbis and Jewish educators to assist Mexican immigrants at the border. ‘An assembly line’ at U.S.-Mexico border


In the middle of our holy season of Advent, we decided to check in with our Jewish brothers and sisters to learn more about their holy holiday.

Posted by Currents News on Monday, December 10, 2018

Rabbi Brad Hirschfield talks about Hanukkah for Currents TV!

by Shelli Aderman • December 11, 2018

Clal’s own Rabbi Brad Hirschfield reflects on our deepening and expanding relationship with Currents TV, the Catholic Cable Company, and their desire to use Jewish as a good for their public/audience!


Watch: Rabbi Hirschfield On Former President Bush’s Legacy

by Clal News • December 6, 2018

  Clal’s Rabbi Brad Hirschfield speaks with i24 news about former President Bush’s legacy and his complicated relationship with Israel and the Jewish community.


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 […]