Rabbi Billy Dreskin

Rabbi Billy Dreskin is a rabbi at Woodlands Community Temple near White Plains, New York. His writings are online at his personal website and at The Jonah Maccabee Foundation.

Not All Rebellions Look (or End) Like Korach's Did

D'Var Torah By: Rabbi Carole B. Balin, Ph.D.

June 15, 2020
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the United States this year, Rabbi Carole Balin, Ph.D., is sharing eight chapters of an "alternative Book of Numbers” designed to tell the stories of Jewish women who combined civic engagement with Jewish values in a 40-year struggle “in the wilderness” to pass the 19th Amendment.​

All of Life's Ninths of Av

Rabbi Billy Dreskin
July 19, 2018

I have a story to tell you. It’s about a tiny bird. But I’ll come back to that.

Tishah B’Av has been set aside as a day for the Jewish community to remember the destruction of the Jerusalem Temple two thousand years ago.