Articles written by Donna Kirshbaum
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What Boaz can teach in the age of #MeToo
(JTA)-"I have ordered the men not to molest you." (Ruth 2:9) With these words, Boaz, the wealthy landowner, tells Ruth, the destitute Moabite, a stranger in Bethlehem, that she is not only free to...
What sex in traditional Shavuot reading can teach today's teens
OMER, Israel (JTA)—As Jews, we tend to pride ourselves on our tradition’s values and how we pass them on to future generations; values such as education, tzedakah, loving the stranger, pursuing justice and tikkun olam, “repair of the world.... Full story