‘I Can’t Breathe&#...

Jun 1, 2020 by

As we watch with heavy hearts the events of late May and early June and witness innocent Americans exercising their right to protest...

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Psalm 94:19: Soothe the Soul

Apr 1, 2020 by

Psalm 94:19 is traditionally read on Wednesdays. Whichever day you find yourself reading this in this challenging time, may it bring...

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Clean Hands Carry Blessings

Mar 15, 2020 by

Our Jewish tradition has long guided us to turn to the Book of Psalms at times of challenge and at the same time to engage with these...

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Written in “Just Five Minutes”...

Sep 18, 2019 by

A reflection by Rabbi Barry H. Block on working through Opening Your Heart with Psalm 27: A Spiritual Practice for the Jewish New...

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Sacred Practices with Psalm 27

Aug 28, 2019 by

These 50 days from the first of Elul to the end of Sukkot and the celebration of Simchat Torah can be overwhelming for clergy, with...

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How We Struggle to Translate t...

Dec 21, 2017 by

Songs Ascending may be the high point in Richard Levy’s career—a career filled with high points. Whether in his more Olympian...

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Something for Everyone: Rabbi ...

Nov 21, 2017 by

“To ask something of God is to praise the Holy One, for it demonstrates the worshiper’s belief that God has the power to grant the...

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