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Partial handprint on wood

“And the Lord brought us out of Egypt with a mighty hand and an outstretched arm.”
-- Deuteronomy 26:8

Hannah Caspar-Johnson
Smiling bar mitzvah boy wearing a suit and kippah and wrapping himself in a prayer shawl from the bimah

The most memorable part of our son Liam’s bar mitzvah on December 31st, the seventh day of Hanukkah, was also the most meaningful.

Cantor Rachel and Rabbi Adam Stock Spilker
challah on a cutting board, candles and wine, all on a table covered by a white lace tablecloth

God then surveyed all that [God] had made, and look—it was very good! (Genesis 1:31)

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner
Protesters holding signs that read ONE WORLD ONE FAMILY and REFUGEES WELCOME NO ONE IS ILLEGAL

As the global refugee crisis escalated, fear and misunderstanding of who refugees are inhibited refugee resettlement in the United States.

Lee Wilson
Wooden silhouette of a face with colorful puzzle pieces in the brain section

When my younger brother was about 11, he decided he did not believe in God.

Bailey Roos
Five women, seen from behind, arms raised and holding hands

In the period of wandering between the Exodus from Egypt and the entrance into the Promised Land, Moses is instructed many times to count the Israelites.

Sarah Greenberg
Protest sign reading PROTECT OUR HEALTH

The next two weeks could determine the future of the American health care syst

Nathan Bennett
Rabbi Fred Guttman and Rabbi Lucy Dinner wearing Jewish prayer shawls while marching in a rally

There’s been a very interesting debate among rabbis recently concerning the issue of politics on the pulpit.

Rabbi Fred Guttman
Shot from the back of a crowded room showing a number of Jewish attendees wearing prayer shawls and head coverings with their arms around one another as they face the stage

Settling into my seat in the quiet car, I sighed as the train pulled out of Union Station.

Helene Cohen Bludman

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