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JewBelong Guides for Rosh Hashanah

By Archie Gottesman
This probably isn’t breaking news, but there are plenty of Jews who don’t go to services on Rosh Hashanah for lots of different reasons.    more

Exploring the Soul in New Podcast "Kaddish"

By Ariana Katz
Here I was ... singing about the purity of souls with a room full of Reconstructionists: queers, gender outlaws, patrilineal Jews, and so many of us who are so used to being reminded that our souls...  more

Interview with By Your Side

By Ritualwell
As we enter the month of Av, which includes the holiday of Tisha b'Av, a day of mourning for communal tragedy, we are reminded of the power of ritual to sustain us during times of loss.  more

One is Everything

By Alden Solovy
We're surrounded by the death of innocents. Orlando. Nice. Dallas. Tel Aviv. Innocents dead at the hand of terror. Innocents dead at the hand of gun violence.  more

7 Ways to Make Friday Night Special

By Elyssa Cherney
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.  more

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Ingredients of Prayer: Writing Contemporary Liturgy

What makes a prayer a prayer? What are the varieties of ways to encounter prayer in our daily lives and make it our own? How do I write my own prayers? Join acclaimed liturgist Alden Solovy in a playful and inquisitive exploration of the ingredients of prayer. Connect with other seekers and write your own prayers in a safe and supportive environment. Classes meet online through Zoom and begin October 16th. All are welcome!

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