In Solidarity with Our Israeli...

Jul 19, 2018 by

The following is the response of the Israel Movement for Progressive Judaism, issued by our colleague Rabbi Gilad Kariv, after the...

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Why I Do Not Mourn on Tisha B&...

Oct 26, 2016 by

Tisha B’Av, the 9th day of the Hebrew month Av, is a Jewish day of mourning associated with the Babylonian Destruction of the...

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Sinat Chinam

Aug 25, 2016 by

We have just observed Tisha B’Av- the ninth day of the Hebrew month of Av. One of the least understood of the Jewish holy days, Tisha...

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Tisha B’Av: Modern Destruction...

Aug 12, 2016 by

As I write this, Jews around the world are preparing to commemorate Tisha B’Av. On Tisha B’Av, the 9th of Av, the Temple in Jerusalem...

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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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A Lamentation and a Journey

Jul 23, 2015 by

עַל אֵלֶּה | אֲנִי בוֹכִיָּה עֵינִי | עֵינִי יֹרְדָה מַּיִם כִּי רָחַק מִמֶּנִּי מְנַחֵם מֵשִׁיב נַפְשִׁי הָיוּ בָנַי שׁוֹמֵמִים כִּי...

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I Am The Egg (Wo)Man: Reflecti...

Jul 11, 2013 by

“Jerusalem has greatly sinned, therefore she is become a mockery. All who admired her despise her, for they have seen her...

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