Standing At Sinai

May 26, 2017 by

If ever you meet a fellow Jew and you can’t place where you’ve met before, after a game of “Jewish Geography,” you might just concede...

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When Torah Becomes “Mine...

Oct 20, 2016 by

That look in their eyes when, for the first time in their lives, Torah is placed in their arms, is precious. In that moment, they...

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Teaching Chumash Skills using ...

Aug 22, 2016 by

The Chumash, which I used when I first began to learn Torah in-depth, has a special place on my shelf.  The notes on its pages are...

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The Torah: A Women’s Com...

Aug 1, 2016 by

It began as many new relationships do:  I was curious but tentative.  How would this new entity fit into my life?  Did I really need...

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Leading Torah Study: Framing t...

Jul 13, 2016 by

What does it mean to lead a Torah study?  When we sit with congregants, friends, are guests in different communities, what is it we...

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Na’Aseh V’Nishma: Podcasting t...

Jun 23, 2016 by

In an age of video and universal sensory stimulation, podcasts are a strange niche. They require us to only listen, and as the...

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Shavuot and Closure—An Acknowl...

Jun 10, 2016 by

This year Shavuot coincides with the end of the school year, the end of the fiscal year, and, for our family, the end of living in...

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Each of Us is a Letter

Jun 8, 2016 by

Three years ago, when my son was diagnosed with autism, I knew very little about disabilities and disability inclusion. I certainly...

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