BLOG | February 27, 2012
BLOG | February 17, 2012
Everything you add to our site increases the resources available to like minded people searching for innovative Jewish ritual to mark meaningful occasions. We are grateful to those of you have contributed, and encourage all of you to take part.
BLOG | February 8, 2012
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BLOG | January 31, 2012
While winter may not seem like the most obvious time to appreciate the abundance that comes forth from our land, I find myself particularly attuned to the rewards that can be gleaned through proper planning and partnership with the land.
BLOG | January 18, 2012
How do you ritualize service on Martin Luther King Day and every day? Learn more about what Fran does and then add your own thoughts to this conversation.
BLOG | January 11, 2012
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. famously said "no one is free until we are all free." This idea, profound in its simplicity, finds company among famous aphorisms in the Jewish textual tradition—the biblical command to "love your neighbor as yourself," and Hillel the Elder's famous principle, "that which is hateful to you do not do to your neighbors.”
BLOG | January 4, 2012
The Hebrew word for service,"avodah," is the same word we use for both work and worship. This is not an accident.
BLOG | December 23, 2011
When I think about Hanukkah, the theme that resonates most deeply is that of translation. As a child, I wholeheartedly bought into the idea that Hanukkah was a sort of Jewish Christmas… and not just because of the presents.