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Politics and the Pulpit
In the Reform world, social action is often inextricably linked to political action. And when politics appear on the pulpit, controversy sometimes surfaces. Either the topic is difficult or the very notion of politics on the pulpit is itself divisive.
Co-Director, Just Congregations, Union for Reform Judaism
Dean, Jack H. Skirball Campus; Associate Professor of Jewish History, HUC-JIR/Los Angeles