Episode 3.8

In this episode we chat with Israeli rabbi Dana Sharon about her important work on the front lines of Israel’s fight for democracy and equality! Learn about the Israeli organisations who she works with and hear about the current political and judicial crisis in Israel. 

Rabbi Dana Sharon shares with us all about the many incredible and inspirational organisations she has worked with! In particular, she spoke about her work with Women of the Wall and the Israel Religious Action Center (IRAC). She has also done work with the Jerusalem Open House, the Jerusalem Rape Crisis Center, and Rabbis for Human Rights. (Not to mention she is the Congregational Rabbi for the Reform congregation in Gedera AND a member of Kehilat Har-El in Jerusalem AND she teaches in HUC-JIR’s Israeli Rabbinical program!

Rabbi Dana mentioned some historic moments in Israeli history. Read more about these important cases and issues: Alice Miller, Tal Jerus-Hakak, Amit Kama, Naomi Ragen, Reform Conversions in Israel, and LGBTQI+ rights in Israel.

In our chat with Rabbi Dana, we mentioned the books The Dove Keeper and Spinning Silver.

You can find Rabbi Dana on Facebook and Instagram. You can also email her! Follow her and her important work!

Marci also mentioned where you can hear her newly recorded meditations! 

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