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With Wounds Still Open, We Ask: Where is God?

Rabbi Sandra Cohen
September 23, 2020
I do not believe that God sent us COVID-19, and I do not believe God will cure it. That is for humans to do, using our God-given intellect and ambition to develop the vaccines and treatments that will help stop the spread of this natural virus.

How to Get into the High Holidays State of Mind

Rabbi Julie Zupan
September 15, 2020
It's a challenge and necessity, especially during this pandemic, to set boundaries between work time and family or personal time, between home office and home. How do we do that, emotionally?

Unetaneh Tokef in the Time of a Pandemic

Rabbi Joseph B. Meszler
September 10, 2020
The Unetaneh Tokef has a long list of ways that people die, often violently, a way of shocking us into realizing our mortality. The original prayer, however, can be traumatizing. This version seeks a more empathetic approach to mortality.