Dark Days

by Rabbi Deborah Glanzberg-Krainin, Ph.D.

At this time of year, I like to be outside while the sun sets. When the days are short, there is something especially lovely about witnessing light fade.


An Evolving Thanksgiving

by Rabbi Fredi Cooper, Ed.D.

During the first days of November, I begin to travel into my “Thanksgiving mode.” Before I ever dreamt about becoming a rabbi, this meant trying to transform the day into something more for my family. Thanksgiving was the one American holiday that made sense to me—even as a person who generally resisted thinking about the ways that life had been fulfilling.


A Taste of Tradition

by Emily Langowitz

Food rituals reflect different facets of Judaism – some tie me closer to God, some to Torah and some to my people.


Feast and Famine

by Jordan Namerow
We’ve just experienced the most holiday-intensive time in the Jewish calendar, and with Thanksgiving right around the corner, one word lies at the heart of our collective experience: food. Food... [more]

Rituals as Varied as Our Lives

by Rabbi Deborah Glanzberg-Krainin, Ph.D.

You’ve shared a multitude of ideas that can help us celebrate joys, heal sorrows and wash away difficulties.