Category: Rosh Hodesh

Iyar is the Month of Healing: On Creating a Jewish Healing Circle
By Sue Gurland
April 20, 2015
In Kabbalah, the current month on the Hebrew calendar, Iyar, is the month of healing. Its spelling—aleph, yud, yud, resh—corresponds to the first letters of the words “Ani Yud-Yud Rofecha,” “I am G-d your Healer.” As I prepare for the Jewish Healing Circle I lead each month at my synagogue, I am struck by what a powerful healing tool it has become.
Farm to Freezer
By Rabbi Roni Handler
May 15, 2014
As we count our days, weeks, and months, we are reminded that in every moment we have the potential to recreate ourselves and the world around us.   
Shedding Light on Being a Jewish Girl
By Deborah Meyer
November 2, 2013
Making sense of the world can be challenging when you are a teen, especially with the myriad of confusing and even disturbing messages from peers and the media about what it means to be female and male.

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