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Rabbi Tiferet Berenbaum found Judaism nearly a decade after she started practicing.

She began observing Shabbat when she was 11 — because she thought it made sense to rest on Saturday...

Community Blog Rejoicing on Sukkot

In the rhythm of Jewish time, the festival of Sukkot is known as “z’man simc...

Community Blog The Makor Challenge

It’s Sunday morning, 9:30 a.m. Roughly 100 sixth and seventh graders from our ...

Community Blog Taking It a Half Day at a Time

I don’t know about you, but I am not so good at the “take-it-one-day...

Community Blog A High Holy Days Reflection on Teaching

I think a lot of people who come to Jewish Studies from the outside underestimat...

Community Blog Contextual Learning: Summer Teaching in Israel

I recently returned from a six-week stay in Jerusalem, where I had the pleasure ...

Community Blog Out of Time: 5774 Is Coming

Cool nights, green apples, blazing foliage and playoff baseball; fall is one of ...