We All Count: Counting the Day...

May 21, 2015 by

This blog is the seventh and final in a series from Rabbis Organizing Rabbis connecting the period of the Omer to the issue of race...

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We All Count: Loving Our Neigh...

May 13, 2015 by

This blog is the sixth in a series from Rabbis Organizing Rabbis connecting the period of the Omer to the issue of race and class...

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It Is Up to Us: An Alternative...

May 12, 2015 by

There I was, standing next to the Palestinian man when I said “Thank God I’m not like you.”  But it felt wrong and degrading.  While...

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Inside Mishkan HaNefesh: Doing...

May 11, 2015 by

At one point in the Harry Potter series, Dumbledore lets Harry know that there will come a time when he has to choose between what is...

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Why Is the Shofar Service in T...

May 8, 2015 by

With Mishkan HaNefesh now close to being published, the decision regarding the Shofar sections made by the editors many years ago,...

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The Art in the Mishkan: Joel S...

May 6, 2015 by

One of the goals of the editorial team in creating Mishkan HaNefesh was to allow for many different doorways into the High Holy Day...

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Do Not Adjust Your Machzor! It...

May 5, 2015 by

With Mishkan HaNefesh, the new Reform machzor, reaching the public for the first time, it is natural that some of the differences...

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