SAJ Media & News
Check out the incredible, holy work of our community and its leaders. Through their actions and words, Rabbi Lauren, Cantor Lisa, and Debra represent the best of Reconstructing Judaism and being a Judaism that Stands for All.
Publications & Resources
- Rabbi Lauren’s Hanukkah Dedications featured on Ritualwell, Hanukkah 2018.
- Rabbi Lauren speaking at the Upper West Side Interfaith Community Vigil after the Pittsburgh Massacre, November 2018.
- A clip from Rabbi Lauren Grabelle Herrmann speaking on a panel on Faith and Feminism through Makers, a feminist news brand, Spring 2018. Full Video here
- Article co-authored by Rabbi Lauren Grabelle Herrmann and Debra Fricano, “Reading the Story of Rebecca and Isaac in the age of Roy Moore”, November 2017.
- Director of Education & Family Engagement Debra Fricano interviewed on Fox 5 about her innovative work through Pela programming at Book Culture and how she integrates early childhood education and social justice, values-based learning, July 2017.
- Rabbi Lauren Grabelle Herrmann interviewed by Voices of NY about being arrested at a protest against the Muslim Travel Ban. January 2017.
- 20 Rabbis, including Rabbi Lauren, Arrested in Protest of Muslim Travel Ban: January 2017.
- Article co-authored by Debra Fricano and Sara Shapiro-Plevin on important conversations on end of life. Fall 2017.
- Rabbi Lauren speaking at the Yes to Love, No to Hate Uptown Gathering that she co-organzied, after the White Supremacist rally in Charlottesville, VA. August 2017.
- Rabbi Lauren is featured in this video for AJWS, American Jewish World Service, a grantmaking social change organization motivated by Jewish values. April 2017.
- A Reconstructed version of the Yom Kippur Avodah service, co-created by Rabbi Lauren and Cantor Lisa, featured on Ritualwell, an online resource for new Jewish rituals and prayers. This Avodah service is being used in communities across the country. October 2016.