Eight Nights, Redefined
For some children, finding out that the tooth fairy isn't real is the final straw.
Five Ways to Do Thanksgivukkah Wrong
Celebrating Thanksgivukkah, a Once-in-a-Lifetime Holiday
This year, for the first time in history, Thanksgiving and Hanukkah will overlap, producing an anomalistic hybrid holiday that’s come to be known as Thanksgivukkah.
Thanksgivukkah Food: The Ultimate Hybrid Holiday
Looking for the Perfect Thanksgivukkah Menu? Look No Further!
The following Thanksgivukkah menu is based on recipes that can be found in Entree to Judaism: A Culinary Exploration of
Making Time for Latkes During Thanksgivukkah
Latkes will certainly fit into your Thankgivukkah menu, but with everything else going on, making them might seem daunting.
Inspiring Israeli Students with a Visit to the Knesset
Recently, I took my b’nai mitzvah students to the Knesset to see how liberal Jewish values are rooted in tradition and can inform Israel’s public policy decisions.
What Tu BiShvat and Sam the Pickle Man Have in Common
Even though “Crossing Delancy’s” Sam the Pickle Man and Tu BiShvat both are somewhat predictable, they also are filled with wisdom, poetry, hope, and faith.
This Tu BiShvat, May We Begin with the Trees
May each of us, at this Tu BiShvat – the New Year of the Trees – refuse to be complacent in accepting the ills and sorrows of our lives.
How the Supermarket Reminds Me Tu BiShvat is Coming
In my past life as a cantor in Los Angeles, I was always facilitating the concept of “Jewish time” for others. Here in Jerusalem, it just sort of happens on its own.