The Tree That Sustains All Life

This year, Tu B'Shvat begins Tuesday, January 30 and ends at sundown on Wednesday, January 31. This festival, which means "the new year of the tree," occurs on the full moon in winter during the month of Shevat. While many people now think of Tu B'Shvat as a sort of Jewish arbor day, that is not [...]

By |2018-01-26T12:06:38-04:00January 26th, 2018|Heard it through the GRAPEVINE|2 Comments

Program Spotlight: In For Of’s Olam Ubuntu Youth Leadership Program

With funding from the Gendler Grapevine Project and Kreiger Foundations as well as support from the In For Of, Inc. (IFO) organization, the Olam Ubuntu Youth Leadership Program will build participants’ capacity for thoughtful intercultural dialogue. Following a pilot program in 2016-2017, the current Olam Ubuntu program brings together a carefully selected cohort of young [...]

By |2018-01-23T11:23:34-04:00January 23rd, 2018|Heard it through the GRAPEVINE|0 Comments

Rabbi Gendler’s Reflections – a shared post

Today is Martin Luther King Day. We are sharing a post that Rabbi Gendler wrote in April 2013. It is a nice reflection about his participation in a demonstration at the Arlington National Cemetery with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and specifically Rabbi Maurice Eisendrath. He shares a history and perspective not often discussed in regard to [...]

By |2018-01-15T10:46:58-04:00January 15th, 2018|Heard it through the GRAPEVINE|0 Comments
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