Alumni and Friends

A rabbi blows a shofar in a field

Rabbis Reflect on the High Holidays

Alumni in the rabbinate reflect on coping during the pandemic, returning to in-person services and building a stronger Jewish community.

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Josh Gondelman adjusts his glasses

August 31, 2021

On Yom Kippur, stand-up comic and former Last Week Tonight with John Oliver writer Josh Gondelman '07 can't help apologizing and apologizing and apologizing.

Rabbi Lily Solochek

Alumni News

As one of few out trans rabbis in the United States, Lily Solochek '11 shares their perspectives on recent anti-trans legislation and violence.

Naom Shuster-Eliassi '11

Brandeis Magazine

How do you build peace in the Middle East? With a punch line, says stand-up comedian Noam Shuster-Eliassi '11.

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Brandeis Magazine

"Voices From the Warsaw Ghetto," edited by David Roskies '69, MA'71, PhD'75, brings together first-person accounts of those who endured immense suffering.