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Inspired 5781: More Art, More Awe

Rebecca Guber
September 2, 2020

I grew up going to services. A lot of services. I was adept at counting the ceiling tiles, reaching into the thousands as my grasp of numbers grew more sophisticated.

Here's What It Was Like to Grow Up on a Kibbutz

Aron Hirt-Manheimer
July 7, 2020

What was it like to grow up in a communal children’s house on an Israeli kibbutz? Rachel Biale was born in 1952 and raised on Kibbutz Kfar Ruppin, overlooking the Jordan River. She is the author of the new memoir Growing Up Below Sea Level: A Kibbutz Childhood.

At a Good Hour: Awaiting a Grandchild in 2020

Margie Bogdanow
June 18, 2020

And at this moment, in the midst of the pandemic, we are witnessing a time of reckoning for the racial divide that has torn our society apart for so long. What does it mean to bring a baby into a world in desperate need of r’fuah sh’leimah, the full healing of body, heart, and soul?

Sheltering in Place: Tents and Torah

Monica Steiner
June 17, 2020

My boys are making forts using all the pillows in the house. They strong-armed my husband into setting up our camping tent outside, and they sit there as the day grows hot.