Voices of Big Tent JudaismPutting our Principles into Practice
Volume 4, High Holiday Edition
|Volume 3, June-July 2009
Big Tent Judaism Principle #9, Enlist Active Members for Outreach
Energize the "inside" for the mission of outreach by training and sensitizing our most active members to create a warmer and friendlier community for those on the "outside"; bridge the growing divide between engaged and unengaged Jewish individuals and households.
Professional spotlight on Lisa Apfelberg, Outreach Coordinator for Austin, TX
|Volume 2, March-April 2009
Big Tent Judaism Principle #8, Creat Partnerships
Collaborate with other Jewish organizations across institutional and denominational lines, because individual organizations cannot be all things to all people; Outreach works best as a community wide effort.
Big Tent Judaism introduces a new Passover ritual for Inclusion: Adding a fifth cup of wine for the newcomer.
|Volume 1, February 2009
Big Tent Judaism Principle #2, Celebrate Diversity
Celebrate the diversity of today's Jewish individuals and households; leave behind assumptions about what Jews 'look like' and how families are configured.
Guest article on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender inclusion by Gregg Drinkwater, Executive Director of Jewish Mosaic