Torah Study

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.

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.”

Sheltering in Place: Tents and Torah

Monica Steiner
June 17, 2020

My boys are making forts using all the pillows in the house. They strong-armed my husband into setting up our camping tent outside, and they sit there as the day grows hot. They are slinging blankets over couches, pulling mattresses off the frames: they are...

When the Holy Act of Kneeling Becomes a Weapon

June 4, 2020

This Shabbat, recite these 15 words of this ancient and powerful b’racha. Take a knee to show your vulnerability. Take a knee in protest and offer this blessing with the hopes of truly bringing a sense of peace and wholeness at a time when it is so deeply needed.