Rabbi Green on WNYC

For a thoughtful and thought-provoking conversation about why this year’s Passover is  different, listen to last Thursday’s All of It, featuring Rabbi Green.

Rabbi Timoner opinion piece in Haaretz

Rabbi Timoner argues that Franklin Foer’s recent Atlantic piece about the end of “the Golden Age of American Jews” tells a dangerous story. Rabbi Timoner writes: “The way to safety and freedom for American Jews cannot be backward. It must be forward, to the next wave of liberal democracy that includes us all.”

Israelis for Peace protest in Union Square

March 3rd’s Israelis for Peace protest in Union Square was featured in this Forward article, including photographs of Rabbi Timoner lifting a bullhorn to say that although she supports Israel’s right to defend itself, “continued war and Israeli occupation of Gaza will be an unmitigated disaster” and “a bilateral ceasefire with hostage and prisoner release has never been more urgent.”

Rabbi Timoner featured in Gay City News

“It’s important for a lot of CBE members to care about both people — the lives of Israelis and Palestinians — and care about the rights and the future of those people,” Rabbi Timoner said in an interview about the post-October 7 moment.

Long-time CBE Members Featured on “This is Love” Podcast

Yasher koach to beloved CBE members Jules and Julianne Hirsh, who were featured in the newest episode of the podcast “This is Love”. Jules and Julianne have been members since 1967, and Jules is a two-term past president and CBE’s longest running baal tekiah (shofar sounder) for the High Holy Days. The episode features Julianne’s second bat mitzvah this past June, as well as wisdom from Rabbi Rachel Timoner on the importance of celebrating milestones during the second half of our lives. Listen here.