About

Jacob’s Bones promotes a vision of Israel that is welcoming to all of the world’s Jews regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual preference, or religious stream.

Since welcome is inseparable from respect and dignity we also promote a Judaism that emphasizes inner transformation, balancing of competing moral goals and compassion towards others. We believe this emphasis is consistent with the deepest historic faith and traditions of the Jewish people, and not merely some humanistic invention that stands in opposition to tradition.

And finally, since ideals have little meaning unless they are lived in the real world, this blog promotes and celebrates the progress of activists and organizations trying to build financial, political, and educational structures to support a compassionate, just, and Jewishly diverse Israel.

For more information about how this blog got its name, see our first post: Jacob’s Bones

Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: