Inspiration has never been a big part of my process. I much prefer deadlines.
Torah, prayer, and politics mix. Even in an elections season that has been characterized as bitter and nasty, void of civility or compassion, the Torah does not let us off the hook.
A Prayer for the Electorate allows us a moment in services to recognize that civic engagement can be religious engagement, that tzedek is often fulfilled through public policy.
I don't consider artistic creation to be any more spiritual than any other creative endeavor... cooking, writing, cleaning, singing, and child-rearing.
For many years, Regina’s story of becoming the first woman rabbi was forgotten, tucked away in archives, lost among ashes.
It was a week filled with water—starting with my partner Ever’s conversion to Judaism by immersion in the mikveh, the womb of the universe that moves us from one state of being to the other.
Ritualwell is excited to introduce a new series of interviews with Jewish artists on art and spirituality. Our first featured artist is D'vorah Horn.
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.