Jewish Values

The Many Masks of Joseph

Rabbi David Wirtschafter
December 24, 2020
One day, we too will be able remove our masks. It will take longer than we hoped for, but it will happen. The journey from here to there will be hard, laden with loss and sorrow, but we will make it. The road to healing and catharsis will not be a clear and steady progression, but rather, like that of Joseph and his brothers, filled with moments when it seems as if for every step forward there are two steps back.

We Let Our Kids Plan Hanukkah This Year

Hannah Lebovits (JTA)
December 16, 2020
This Hanukkah, it hit me: We can do anything. The beauty of this holiday — and especially of experiencing it amidst a global pandemic —is that we have the opportunity to make it our own.

Self-Awareness Sets Us Free

D'Var Torah By: Rabbi Jen Gubitz

“I’ve never been good with words,” he said. “I wouldn't know what to say. I wouldn’t know how to say it.