Author Archives: Jake W-M, Former Communications Manager

[Newsletter] August / Elul

Dear Siach Community, It seems that we just blinked and the summer has already gone by. The Olympics are long forgotten and we are trying to savor our last days of vacation and quality time with the family. The month … Continue reading

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A Personal Tribute to Moshe Silman

by Rabbi Idit Lev (Rabbis for Human Rights, Israel) July 14, 2012 was the anniversary of the social justice protest in Israel and we, the people from the social protest movement, organized demonstrations all over the State. I took upon … Continue reading

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Eulogy for Moshe Silman

Given by Rabbi Idit Lev (Rabbis for Human Rights, Israel) Moshe, we met last year at the tent encampment, we took part in many discussions late at night. Only after we had disbanded the tents did another friend from the Haifa … Continue reading

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Spotlight on a Siach Partnership: Rosh Hashanah LaBehema

Aharon Varady (The Open Siddur Project, USA) has joined forces with Yossi Wolfson (Ginger, Israel) and Shmuly Yanklowitz (Uri L’Tzedek, USA)  to revive the Mishnaic idea of Rosh Hashana LaBehama, Rosh Hashana for animals. So what is “the New Year … Continue reading

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[Newsletter] Reflections on Ohalo

Dear Siach Community, We just wrapped up yet another incredible gathering of the Siach network at the Kinneret in Israel and we are still feeling the buzz of this experience. We have already heard from so many of you who … Continue reading

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On the Inside Looking Out: A View of the Diaspora

By Pnina Radai, Kulanana coordinator, Israel Society at large has undergone major transformations and upheavals in the past year, and the Israeli society, being part of this global village, has shown signs of awakening and a desire for change. In … Continue reading

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The Conversations in Between

By Dasi Fruchter, Uri L’Tzedek, USA I stood with some of my new friends, colleagues, and collaborators a few weeks ago at the second Siach conference at Ohalo Manor on the banks of the Kinneret. Near one of the outdoor … Continue reading

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Connecting Tikkun Olam to Jewishness in France

By Ilan Scialom, EEIF, France When I first came to the Siach European Gathering at J-Hub in London, I was wondering to myself about how such a meeting could change relations between Jewish peoplehood and the rest of the world. … Continue reading

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[Newsletter] Spring Connections

Dear Siach Community, Spring is in full gear now, and we can’t believe that in just ONE MONTH we will be meeting with so many of you at Ohalo Manor Hotel in Kibbutz Kinneret for the second gathering of the … Continue reading

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Webinar: An Honest Conversation about Gender Segregation

On Tuesday, May 1st,  we held an in-depth discussion about Judaism and gender segregation in Israel and the UK. Recently, these issues have come to light as real life cases have been publicized and sparked massive global attention. This Webinar … Continue reading

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