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Rabbi Joshua Stanton is spiritual leader of East End Temple and senior fellow of CLAL, The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. He is coauthor with Rabbi Benjamin Spratt of Awakenings: American Jewish Transformations in Identity, Leadership, and Belonging.

A Palestinian looks out from a hole in the wall of his house, damaged by airstrikes, in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, on Oct. 18, 2023. (AP Photo/Hatem Ali)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Joshua StantonOlivia Brodsky
Some humility about how much we really know can help prevent toxic rhetoric when we talk about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with family, friends and colleagues of different faiths.
FaithFaith in Focus
Joshua Stanton
Despite antisemitism, American Judaism is growing and thriving, in part thanks to the largest religious organization in the world making evident that Jews are a beloved part of a larger religious family.