Sukkot Inclusion and Children&...

Oct 9, 2017 by

After the power drill is put away and all of the pointy parts of the s’chach that is just right for poking your brothers’ eyes out is...

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Teach Your Children Diligently

Jun 21, 2016 by

People keep telling me “You are doing such a Mitzvah.” I do not share this to brag, but to deflect this praise which is not due me....

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Naming our Puppy: A Biblical T...

Jun 6, 2016 by

In Breishit, God parades all of the animals in front of the first human, Adam, who names them effortlessly according to the way they...

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Counting of the Omer

Apr 25, 2016 by

These days, with four small children in our house, I count a lot. I inventory lunches and shoes and loads of laundry. I track little...

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Inspired by Hannah: A Conversa...

Sep 10, 2015 by

I was ordained eight years ago in a beautiful and sacred ceremony.  Standing on the bimah before our beloved Rosh Yeshivah, bordered...

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Mishkan T’filah for Chil...

Jun 24, 2013 by

We’re very excited about our new release, Mishkan T’filah for Children, edited and with texts by Michelle Shapiro Abraham...

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Mishkan T’filah for Chil...

May 23, 2013 by

I have always wrestled with the siddur.  However, I thought I had reached my peace with it, until I was asked to write Mishkan...

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