Audrey Merwin is a former member of the Union for Reform Judaism’s communication team, serving as the longtime editor of Reform Voices of Torah, the Monday edition of Ten Minutes of Torah. She sings in the United Synagogue of Hoboken choir, leads services, and teaches in the synagogue’s learning center.
Connection in a Time of Social Isolation: Here's What Synagogue Life Looks Like Right Now
As human beings, we crave social interaction. If we can’t physically gather to pray, kibitz, learn, nosh, hang out, and volunteer, how can we function as a community?
High Holiday Lessons from ‘Orange Is the New Black’
Recuperating from a broken ankle this summer, I had time to catch up on my binge streaming. One of my current favorites is the popular Netflix series Orange Is the New Black, which began streaming its seventh and final season on July 26.
6 More Ways "Game of Thrones" is Like (and Unlike) the Torah
I wrote about some of their similarities when season seven of Game of Thrones was released; now, as we near the end of the episodes of Westeros, here are a few more commonalities to consider.
What Jewish Lessons Can We Learn from Michelle Obama’s Book?
Here are a few takeaways from Mrs. Obama’s book that coincide with Jewish values.