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Farm to Freezer

by Rabbi Roni Handler
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...  more

No One Is Free Until We Are All Free

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...  more

Service Is Work and Work Is Worship

by Rabbi Ira F. Stone
The Hebrew word for service,"avodah," is the same word we use for both work and worship. This is not an accident.   more

Found in Translation

By JM Poses
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...  more

Presents of Presence

By Rabbi Roni Handler
Happiness. We all want and seek it and yet this elusive emotion is so difficult to attain—and even more difficult to sustain.    more

The Greatest Miracle of All

By Rabbi Roni Handler
The legends we pass on to our children teach us about the possibility of miracles all around us—each and every day.     more

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.   more

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...  more

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.   more

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How to Forgive: Opening Our Hearts in Elul

Why is forgiveness so hard? How can Jewish texts help us grapple with this complicated, heart-opening process?

Join Rabbi Vivie Mayer and Ritualwell for an online course on forgiveness in preparation for Yom Kippur. In three sessions during the month of Elul, we will study, connect, and create as we immerse in the topic of forgiveness. 

Wednesdays, 12pm–1:15pm EST, August 8, 15, 22

Register by August 1st and receive 10% off D'vorah Horn's new Teshuvah Cardsa perfect complement to the course!

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