Where Grief Resides: New Arena...

Jan 24, 2019 by

When our Temple stood in Jerusalem and was destroyed, the community entered a period of collective grief. In response, the Rabbis...

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Reclaiming Tisha B’Av

Aug 11, 2016 by

If Pesach is the Jewish holiday most celebrated by American Jews, Tisha B’Av is the most second-guessed. Modern Jews...

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#36rabbis – Why I’...

Apr 1, 2014 by

I am about 2 hrs and 10 minutes away from shave-time, and it occurs to me that I should probably try to put into words why it is that...

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It’s my parents’ fault I’m sha...

Apr 1, 2014 by

As I awoke this morning and ran my fingers through my hair, I tried to recall my earliest memories of doing g’milut chasadim (acts of...

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