This year is a leap year, and February 29th is Shabbat. What does a leap year look like on the Jewish calendar?
This is a prayer is for the wisdom and skills of medical scientists, researchers, and public health officials around the world fighting the novel coronavirus.
The election for the 2020 World Zionist Congress is open for another two weeks, and a strong showing by the “Vote Reform” slate is critical.
Coming a month and a half before the spring equinox and two months before Passover, Tu BiShvat provides a glimmer of springtime at a time when winter can often be at its cruelest.
My mother died on Shabbat Shirah, the Sabbath when Moses and the children of Israel sang while Miriam the Prophet led everyone in dance after crossing the sea to freedom.
February 26 is Tell a Fairy Tale Day, and March 20 is Tell a Story Day – both perfect times to start listening to this storytelling podcast, or to re-listen to our top five episodes. Give them a listen, and don’t forget to tune in each week
This past weekend in Selma, we, a group of white, upper middle-class Jews, allowed ourselves to learn about the past in new ways, acknowledging some of the worst deeds we have ever done.
The term “wandering Jew” dates to medieval Europe and was used by Christians to describe the curse they believed adhered to the Jewish people because they rejected Jesus.