Doubling Our Love

– R’ Morris Panitz

November 19, 2022 – Parshat Haye Sarah

 

There’s nothing brave about regurgitating antisemitic lies. That’s not truth to power, it’s unwitting support of white power. It’s time to deconstruct these narrative fallacies, and tell a new story.

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We Raise Our Voices
We Raise Our Voices

We are devastated by yet another mass shooting this weekend, this time targeting patrons of an LGBTQ+ nightclub in Colorado Springs. We hold with tenderness our friends and family in the LGBTQ+ community, knowing the vulnerability, isolation and profound sadness so many are experiencing in light of this horrific hate crime. Our Jewish community embraces you with love.We are heartbroken and we are outraged, but we are not surprised.What happened on Saturday night was only the latest evidence of the marriage of two deadly forces in America: this country’s fanatical obsession with guns and the rising tide of white nationalist terror in our country. This movement has been fueled by several years of trans- and homophobic, racist, and antisemitic conspiracy theories. What was once a fringe movement has now been mainstreamed by politicians eager to appeal to white supremacist aggrievement, and amplified by amoral and immoral media platforms.

 

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We are devastated by yet another mass shooting this weekend, this time targeting patrons of an LGBTQ+ nightclub in Colorado Springs. We hold with tenderness our friends and family in the LGBTQ+ community, knowing the vulnerability, isolation and profound sadness so many are experiencing in light of this horrific hate crime. Our Jewish community embraces you with love.We are heartbroken and we are outraged, but we are not surprised.What happened on Saturday night was only the latest evidence of the marriage of two deadly forces in America: this country’s fanatical obsession with guns and the rising tide of white nationalist terror in our country. This movement has been fueled by several years of trans- and homophobic, racist, and antisemitic conspiracy theories. What was once a fringe movement has now been mainstreamed by politicians eager to appeal to white supremacist aggrievement, and amplified by amoral and immoral media platforms.

 

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“The meaning comes not from what we have, but what we share” – Rabbi Sharon Brous

Please consider a donation to our Yom Kippur Campaign in support of the holy work we do together throughout the year.

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Our Mission

Creating a Just Community

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IKAR’s mission is to reanimate Jewish life and develop a spiritual and moral foundation for a just and equitable society. Fusing piety and hutzpah, obligation and inspiration, IKAR is a dynamic, multi-generational community that fosters a yearning for personal, purposeful, creative engagement in Jewish life, particularly among young and disaffected Jews. Rooted in Los Angeles and reaching globally, we strive to actively and intentionally celebrate the vibrancy and diversity of the Jewish people. Click here to learn more.

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