Torah Study

Rebuking with Love: How to Do it and Why it Matters

Rabbi Sandra Cohen
July 28, 2020

Rebuke, תוכחה, when done correctly, looks for an opening, a sympathetic moment or shared memory to draw upon. Before reproving the other, we first join them. Once we are allies, our words urging change might be heard.

What Does the Torah Teach Us about Social Distancing?

Rabbi Wendy Pein
July 9, 2020

We've learned to procure the basics and meet many of our needs in new ways; with digital technology, we have found substitutes that have enabled us to learn and socialize virtually. Yet the Torah reminds us that individualism and isolation are not the ideal state of being.

Torah Study for Youth & Families

Studying Torah is for everyone! Find guides for bringing the stories of the Torah to life for younger children and grade-school kids. Teens will enjoy commentaries, Jewish learning, questions, and practical suggestions to help them relate Torah to their daily lives. Learn tips for leading a weekly family Torah discussion.

And You Shall Love

Avital Abraham
June 23, 2020

This week, I tell a friend I’d love to chat but actually I have to run Yom Kippur services are starting soon and I’ve got to repent for my sins before the gates are closed. She laughs. “Well, you’re gay, so you’ve definitely got a lot of repenting to do.”