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Feet and ankles of a person lying in a hammock

Shabbat is a radical, transformative idea.

Rabbi Ruth Adar
Well worn cover of cookbook: Crisco Recipes for the Jewish Housewife

I have always been the cook in our family and during the last two years, I’ve started to branch out into baking.

Rabbi Anthony Fratello
Walkway and benches at Moshav Shorashim in the Galilee region of northern Israel

A Note from Rabbi Rick Jacobs: For nearly two decades, the Union for Reform Judaism has been privileged to offer readers Rabbi Marc Rosenstein’s Reform reflections on life in the Galilee, Israe

Rabbi Marc Rosenstein
pastrami sandwich on rye on a plate

And the priest is to turn the whole into smoke on the altar as a burnt offering, an offering by fire of pleasing odor to the Eternal.
-- Leviticus 1:9

Rabbi David Z. Vaisberg
Father and young childen facing the ocean with their feet in the water

For the dads up to their elbows in poopy diapers
and the dads whose kisses cover every owie
and always know where the bandaids are

Rabbi Michael Adam Latz
Israeli flag flying against blue sky

Explaining why the opening word of the fourth commandment was differently stated – in Exodus as “remember” and in Deuteronomy as “observe” – the sages taught that both words “were spoken in one utt

Rabbi Daniel M. Bronstein, Ph.D.
Birthright participants atop Masada at sunrise

I’m a millennial and like others in my generation, my Jewish upbringing consisted of summer camp, religious school, youth group events, and celebrating Jewish holidays – until I finished the progra

Rebecca Bigman
Rainbow flag in the breeze

Pride Month, celebrated annually in June, offers an opportunity for LGBTQ folks and their allies to celebrate increased visibility.

Max Antman
Hand pulling back stage curtain to reveal seated audience

Recently, I sat with 10 other Jews sharing thoughts on classical piano, the experience of the “lone soldier,” the ambivalences of the life of a clergy person, talking wigs, shiva as a construct, an

Cantor Erin Frankel


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