What's Happening in the Torah? Rosh HaShanah Activities for Families
Pursuing Social Justice: Yom Kippur Activities for Families
Creating New Rituals and Tradition for the School Year and the New Year
For children, traditions and rituals are significant; they provide predictability, support, and familiarity, while bringing families together and creating unity and a sense of belonging.
Beyond Apples and Honey
How I Became a Pioneer for Women's Equality at my Synagogue
Although my 13th birthday was in August of 1974, I became bat mitzvah in June of that year because my parents didn’t want me to worry about studying while at Camp Ramah in the Poconos over the summer.
Let’s start with a little historical context.
Passover Family Activity: Seder Plate Stories
Family Papers: A Sephardic Journey Through the Twentieth Century
Family Papers: A Sephardic Journey Through the Twentieth Century (Farrar, Straus & Giroux), by prominent historian of the Sephardic community, Sarah Abrevaya Stein, tells the riveting story o
On the Other Hand: Ten Minutes of Torah: A Little Drop of Sweetness - Parashat Nitzavim
This week we read Parashat Nitzavim, and we ring in the year 5780.
On the Other Hand: Ten Minutes of Torah: Moving On And Letting Go - Parashat Vayeilech
It’s that time of year, between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, where we are celebrating the New Year and contemplating our previous actions, while thinking about what comes next. Is there someone or something from this past year that just seems impossible to forgive?