Ben Weiner

Rabbi Benjamin Weiner is the spiritual leader of Mishkan Ha'am: The Westchester-Riverdale Reconstructionist Group based in Hastings-on-Hudson in New York. He also writes on arts, culture, politics, and religion for a variety of publications, including The Jewish Daily Forward, Jewcy, Religion Dispatches, Jewish Currents, and Pakn Treger: The Magazine of the Yiddish Book Center.

Faith and Practice

Reconstructing Yiddishkeit

Coming of age in an unprecedented riot of opportunities for self-expression, I gravitated toward the category of what Heeb Magazine founder Jennifer Bleyer calls “dim sum Jews.”

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