Resources for Talking about Israel

We are heartbroken and enraged over the horrific terrorist attacks in Israel. We grieve with the global Jewish community during this challenging time and pray for the return of those kidnapped [...]

Bison Have Inclusive Instincts

  This summer, my family took an eight-hour tour of Yellowstone National Park. We saw flora and fauna, smelled sulfur coming from geysers, got rained on, took many photos and heard more [...]

Let’s Get Started!

Written by Dori Frumin Kirshner, Matan’s Executive Director Do you trust your GPS? Have you ever relied on its navigational advice only to find yourself nowhere near your intended destination? [...]

Good Will Hunter

Written by Dori Frumin Kirshner, Matan’s Executive Director Another invitation to a bar mitzvah arrived in our mailbox. I envisioned a typical service followed by the usual photo montage [...]

Cause for Celebration

This letter, written by Matan Executive Director Dori Frumin Kirshner, appeared in the Washington Jewish Week on June 16, 2010. “The news of the planned collaboration between Yeshiva [...]