Out Loud

  • Rising from the Ashes

    8 December 2016

    For all of us who may sometimes wonder whether Israeli society has been irreparably damaged by conflict, by divisive politics, or by the inflammatory language coming from the politicians, the actions of one lumber supplier, one carpenter, and one rabbi offer evidence to the contrary.

  • Lessons from Israeli Progressives

    17 November 2016

    All of are struggling to come to terms with the repercussions of the elections. One of our great fears is that this administration will, in fact, follow through on what we heard during the elections. And given some of the early appointments, this fear seems justified.

  • One of Israel’s Finest

    14 October 2016

    Alice Shalvi is one of the most prominent and powerful voices in Israel, speaking out to promote feminism, activism, and justice. She represents the best face not only of Israel, but of humanity itself.

  • The Netanyahu Government’s True Colors

    8 September 2016

    What do a former Israeli State Prosecutor, a former head of Israel’s Security Services, the publisher of Israel’s most renowned newspaper, and Israel’s ambassador to Switzerland have in common?

  • Sticking Up For Our Values

    17 August 2016

    Imagine if more politicians – from across the political spectrum and in both of our countries – spoke with the kind of integrity, sensitivity and compassion that President Rivlin does.

  • It’s About Gay Rights, and Much More.

    28 July 2016

    The extremism – crudely exposed – backfired on the rabbis. It drew Israelis of all walks of life out to the march, to say that they disagreed with this divisive and hateful rhetoric, to take a public stand for equality, for democracy, and for an Israel that is inclusive.

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