Reflections on the New Sanctuary Coalition Accompaniment Training

Ansche Chesed hosted The New Sanctuary Coalition (NSC) for an Accompaniment Training. The Accompaniment training was open to Ansche Chesed members, as well as the wider community. We had an overflowing room with over 100 individuals present for the training. The NSC accompaniment program recruits and trains volunteers to accompany people facing deportation to their… Read more »

On Friday the Rabbi Wore a Hijab 

I wear some unusual garments as a rabbi: the leather straps of Tefillin during weekday prayer services a fringed shawl-like Tallit, often tied as a cape, as I run up and down flights of stairs on Shabbat a white Kittel and Keds on Yom Kippur dreidle leggings on Chanukkah; a fruit dress on Tu B’Shevat;… Read more »