High Holidays

Taking a Hard Look at Our Relationships

Rabbi Joe Black
The individual relationships we share are the backbone of creating a kehillah kedosha—a sacred community. Martin Buber, in his classic work, I and Thou, teaches that there are two basic types of human relationships: “I-It” and “I-Thou." An “I-It” relationship is one in which we interact with others for the...

7 Things to Know About Selichot

Jane E. Herman
S’lichot, penitential prayers said before the High Holidays, offer us opportunities for personal reflection and to seek forgiveness from those we wronged during the year.