Statement on Current Middle East Events

Dear TEMV community: Below is a letter written by Rabbi Toba Spitzer, a brilliant and thoughtful writer, human rights activist, congregational rabbi, and respected colleague and fellow member of T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights. Rabbi Spitzer’s words beautifully sum up all I’ve been thinking and feeling (and more), and her links provide greater insight for those who would read further. Let us pray for the peace of Jerusalem, and for all peoples, everywhere. ---Rabbi Robin Sparr (more…)...
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Help Advance Criminal Justice Reform

Help Advance Criminal Justice Reform

The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), in partnership with the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization (GBIO) and with many Massachusetts Reform rabbis, is asking people in Massachusetts to take action now on criminal justice reform. Rabbi Sparr has signed their letter urging our state political leadership to strengthen pending criminal justice legislation. Now it's our turn. (more…)...
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