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For despite what technology might sometimes make us think, a rabbi simply cannot be replaced by an iPhone that can sing prayers, search the Talmud, and provide pastoral care.

Rabbi Michael E. Harvey

Similar to governmental leadership on this issue, the Jewish community in Canada has taken great strides in their response to this crisis.

Rachel Landman
White Yahrzeit candle on black background

When my brother Jerry died, the questions were not just where to sit shiva or for how long. They were more fundamental: Should I sit shiva for my non-Jewish brother at all?

Elizabeth Rothstein

In the Biblical story of the Tower of Babel, the descendants of Noah come together to build a tower that would stretch so high it would reach God in the heavens.

Brian Seidman

The hard work is behind us.

Kerry Leaf

Jewish law says we are to fast on Yom Kippur.

Rabbi Rifat Sonsino

I imagine how Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur services feel to shul regulars: a fashion-

Rabbi Elyse Goldstein

I have always loved the High Holidays.

Rabbi Josh Leighton

Every summer, I go through the same routine.

Rabbi Benjamin David

Many of today’s North American Jews can trace their family roots to the vast expanse in between Vitebsk, Belarus, and Khabarovsk, Russia.

Dr. Alex Kagan


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