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Upcoming Spring 2017 Training!

Our Teaching Healthy Boundaries 101 and 201 "Train the Trainer" course will be held in Dallas, TX in the first week of May. More information to come after the first of the year. Read more...

Rabbi Cindy Enger Named New Director of Rabbinic Placement by Central Conference of American Rabbis

FaithTrust Institute is delighted to share the news that our colleague Rabbi Cindy Enger has been named Director of Rabbinic Placement with Central Conference of American Rabbis, making her one of the highest ranking women rabbis in the Jewish Reform Movement. Rabbi Enger worked as the Director of Jewish Programs for FaithTrust Institute and edited and co-authored many of our resources for the Jewish community Read more...

Spotlight: A Movie Worth Discussing

FaithTrust Institute Offers a Multi-Faith Discussion Guide for SPOTLIGHT: The film offers a wonderful opportunity for faith communities to openly discuss the impact of child sexual abuse, and also address the steps that we can take to ensure safe communities for children and others who are vulnerable. Read more...

 

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GUEST BLOG: Dancing in the Darkness

My friend Amy doesn’t do windows. Unless she happens to be working on a computer system using Microsoft. In that case, she’s an expert, on single PC’s or corporate systems. In the course of this work, with all the fast clicking often required to solve complicated, technological issues, she’s sometimes found herself accidentally running across a whole can of worms no ethical person would dare to ignore. Amy does do doors, if need be. Even if those doors open into places where others might fear to tread.

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GUEST BLOG: International Solidarity for Survival {16 Days of Activism} by Mary E. Hunt

Argentine feminists are experienced in struggles against violence. On October 19, 2016, thousands of women took to the streets to protest femicide, the murder of women because of their sex. “Ni Una Menos,” (literally, “not one less,” meaning no more women killed) is the name of the sponsoring group that has now convened the country’s women three times to demand government help with an epidemic of murders. The proximate cause of their demonstrations this time was the rape and murder of Lucia Perez, in Mar del Plata.

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Hope in a Time of Darkness

Do all the good you can, By all the means you can, In all the ways you can, In all the places you can, At all the times you can, To all the people you can, As long as you ever can. These words are often attributed to John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, although there is some dispute about their authorship. They may have been penned by a woman, unnamed of course. It appears they were frequently revised. But our ancestors offered them to us to ponder so ponder them we shall.

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