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Upcoming Action: June 20th

  Lab/Shul Upcoming Action   World Refugee Day City of Refuge Coalition On Tuesday, June 20, World Refugee Day, join African Communities Together (ACT) and our City of Refuge Coalition partners as we march and rally to Stop the Refugee Ban, Save Asylum and Defend Temporary Protected Status (TPS). Rabbi Amichai is speaking around 7:30pm…

Welcome to the Future. In Joy.

Dear Lab/Shul Friends,   Wow. Over 250 of you joined us last night to celebrate Lab/Shul’s fourth year and welcome the future of Jewish identities in North America. Thank you all for showing up and supporting Lab/Shul’s Everybody Friendly vision. We raised over $150,000 last night towards our new Welcome Fund. It’s not too late…

In The News: Maverick Rabbi Breaks Ranks Over Intermarriage

“A popular and dynamic Israeli-born rabbi, educator, writer and performance artist, Rabbi Lau-Lavie, 48, was scheduled to announce his decision to his hip, downtown Lab/Shul NYC community this week (as we go to press) and seek its support. He planned to explain how and why he came to believe that in an age of fluid and multiple identities, two people’s love for each other, be they straight or gay, and their shared interest in being part of “a Jewish spiritual community” outweighs the classification of the religion into which they were born.”

Front Page News Today + Facebook Live Tomorrow

TOMORROW NIGHT I will finally reveal my proposal for a new nuance in North American Jewish identity. It’s already creating waves: “Why This Renegade Rabbi Says He Can Marry Jews — And The Jew-ish” is on the front cover of The Forward this week, written by editor-in-chief Jane Eisner. This is a hot topic with many reactions. Please scroll down for an invitation from the Forward to add your voice to this conversation.

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