Category: Shabbat

Check Out the Virtual Shabbat Box!
July 16, 2020
To make Shabbat special, watch, read and listen to rich Jewish resources in your weekly Virtual Shabbat Box.
The Shabbat Tent
By Hila Ratzabi
June 1, 2018
The tent is a physical reminder for us to take time to be close to our loved ones and to ourselves.
Jumu’ah Mubaarakah and Shabbat Shalom
By Alden Solovy
July 27, 2017
There’s a test on everything here these days. Patience. Forgiveness. Understanding.
7 Ways to Make Friday Night Special
By Elyssa Cherney
July 25, 2016
Every week seems to fly by faster than the one before it. As a result, it’s important to stop, slow down, and take time to reflect. Within the Jewish tradition this space to reflect is created on
Getting Most of the Words Right
By Laurel Snyder
November 9, 2015
People often assume that as Jews continue to intermarry, observance will decline. But that’s an incredibly pessimistic view. 
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.   
Fair Trade Shabbat
By Ilana Schatz
May 1, 2014
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A Prayer for Human Rights Shabbat
Rabbi Lev Meirowitz Nelson
November 29, 2013
As a young rabbinical student, I was full of zeal for unearthing obscure Jewish texts and bringing them to bear on modern issues. No more would we invoke the same tired old
Shabbat Unplugged
July 19, 2012
Jenny Ferentz, a counselor at Camp JRF, reflects on what makes the celebration of Shabbat at camp so special…
Kos Miryam:  The Cup of Miriam
By Matia Rania Angelou
March 23, 2012
In our ceremony for Passover, we focused on the redemptive properties of the living waters rather than on

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