Reading ‘Opening Your He...

Jul 23, 2020 by

Read the same psalm every day for fifty days?The same one we read last year? Using the same book and the same practice?Yes. Yes....

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The Mitzvah of Choosing Life d...

Jul 14, 2020 by

In the Book of Deuteronomy, chapter 22, we are taught: “When you build a new house you shall make a parapet (a guardrail) for your...

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Beyond the Service: Five (More...

Jul 9, 2020 by

A few years ago, in the midst of chemotherapy treatments, I could not attend High Holy Day services at my synagogue. My family...

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Handwashing Ceremony for Onlin...

Jun 1, 2020 by

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on and social distancing remains in effect here in New York City, we are still faced with many rituals...

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Mourning the 100,000 Americans...

May 27, 2020 by

Together with Americans of all faiths, we mourn the 100,000+ people who have died of Covid-19. We share in the grief and sorrow of...

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To the HUC Graduating Class of...

May 18, 2020 by

As the Hebrew Union College class of 2020 finishes while under quarantine, Rabbi Karen Fox, Instructor of Practical Rabbinics at...

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Zooming through Grief

May 11, 2020 by

Walking through the valley of deep darkness during a global pandemic was never a thought that rose to my mind from the moment my...

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Economic Stability: An Ageless...

May 7, 2020 by

Last fall, my husband and I ordered a new sukkah decoration straight from Israel. The package arrived with a free magnet, imprinted...

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