Holidays

Passover The Long Journey of Cultivating Gratitude

This week, we celebrate Thanksgiving, which for many of us is less about gratitu...

Rachel Adelman

Holidays Marheshvan – In the Wake of the Floodwaters

And as I watch the drops of rain Weave their weary paths and die, I know that I ...

Holidays Sukkot: Staying a Little Bit Longer

My sukkah, my little holiday booth, is up. A few of my students came by today, p...

Pluralistic Perspectives Wake Up to a New Year: A Yom Kippur Reflection

The shofar blasts on Rosh Hashanah are designed to wake us up. How do we avoid h...

Holidays Planting the Seed of Eternity: A Meditation on Rosh Hashana and Our Planet

On Rosh Hashana, after every time we hear the sound of the shofar, we call out t...

Community Blog Why Is This Rosh Hashana Different? (Nitzavim/Vayelekh, Deut. 29:9-31:30)

The new Jewish year, 5775, which starts next Wednesday night, is not like most o...