Tag Archives: Elissa Froman Social Change Fellowship

  • Emunah on Mimouna

    5 April 2021

    Many of us eagerly anticipate the meal at the conclusion of Passover. Finally, we can eat pizza, cake, and all of the hametz-filled carbohydrates we’ve been missing. For North African Jews, this time takes on heightened meaning with the celebration of Mimouna, a joyous day-long celebration of the end of the prohibition against eating bread that includes eating traditional Mizrahi Jewish foods. Yet this special tradition has become intertwined with debates over the use and abuse of Mizrahi culture in Israel.

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  • Our Froman Fellows on Social Justice and Judaism

    12 December 2018

    Froman fellows become familiar with NIF’s work with Israeli civil society so that they can become ambassadors for progressive change in Israel as they enter the rabbinate. Read what our 2018-2019 fellows have to say on social justice and Judaism.

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  • Invisible Borders

    8 June 2018

    While Israel is the Jewish nation, it is also a country of many peoples. In this lies great opportunity.

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  • Froman Fellowship Brings Key Issues to Tomorrow’s Rabbis

    21 March 2018

    Amal Elsana Alh’jooj spoke to rabbinical students about her life journey as a feminist Bedouin in Israel.

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  • Tu BiShvat and Status Quo in Israel

    31 January 2018

    This Tu Bishvat, a Froman fellow recommits himself to religious freedom by exploring the origins of the religious character of the State of Israel.

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  • Bring NIF Values to Your Passover Seder

    6 April 2017

    Three rabbinical students taking part in an NIF Fellowship prepared these holiday cards.

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  • Elissa Froman Social Change Fellowship

    8 February 2017

    A unique opportunity for rabbinical students associated with the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion to engage in deep learning about social issues in Israel. The fellowship takes place in two sites: Jerusalem and New York.

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  • In the Footsteps of Elissa Froman

    12 January 2017

    Meet Emily Aronson, first-year rabbinical student and the future of tikkun olum.

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