Related Blog Posts on Jewish Values and Spirituality

On Jewish Unity

Lindsey Cohen
May 2, 2013

I met him on my flight back to Boston from Atlanta. He was a Muslim student from Dubai, I was a Jewish student from the United States. We had come from very different places but were on our way to the same university.

As the flight took off, we started a

Yom HaShoah: The Remembrance of Many

Rabbi P.J. Schwartz
April 5, 2013
Yom HaShoah challenges the covenantal relationship between God and the Jewish people, forcing us to question God's presence in our lives, to struggle with the reality that our world remains filled with inequality, and to vow "Never again."

Blessing for the Coffee Maker

Rabbi Ruth Adar
February 25, 2013

As a regular blogger, I’m interested in seeing the statistics that wordpress supplies about my blog, especially how many people read the blog, and what brings them here.

The Stars Must be in Alignment

Rabbi Neil Hirsch
February 21, 2013

The stars must be in alignment. A few thoughts have come together, and they leave me with a sense of awe.

Recently, I was catching up on some of podcasts that I listen to with regularity.

Why God Broke Our Wine Glasses

Karen White
January 15, 2013

Previously, on Facebook:

We have broken two wine glasses in two days.

Karen: I think this is God’s way of telling us not to drink so much.
Paula: I think this is God’s way of telling us to drink from the bottle.

Based on the long thread of comments that followed,

Making the Mikveh Mine

Jim Ball
October 25, 2012

I’ve been a mikveh guide for about a year. Because I work from my house and can make my own hours, I’ve been called on often for the many men who have used Mayyim Hayyim, Boston’s 21st-century mikveh, for a variety of reasons: upcoming weddings, conversions,