Yom Kippur Observance
The Book of Jonah teaches us to reach beyond our own community with the holiday’s message—whether we are accepted or rejected
After my mother died, I couldn’t recite the High Holiday prayer anymore—until I gained a new understanding of its words
As we contemplate our connection to the Divine on the High Holidays, we should recall the reciprocal love at the heart of Judaism
Becoming fluent in your own religious tradition is like playing an instrument or a sport: It takes time, dedication, and practice.
Isolation didn’t help Jonah find redemption inside the whale. It isn’t helping thousands of American prisoners today, either.
Rabbis and congregants alike have made synagogue dull. But together we can make it more meaningful and more compelling.