This weekend (Feb 11/12) we observe “Tu Bishvat”, the celebration of the beginning of spring in Israel and the so-called “New Year of Trees”. No doubt many of you have been told the origins of [Read more...]
In Exodus 25:1, God tells Moses to tell the Israelites to bring “gifts” to God from every person “whose heart is so moved”. This begins this somewhat technical portion that focuses on the construction of [Read more...]
Act One It was Friday morning and the first snowstorm of the season was coming. The weather people on all the television stations began the alerts early. They told of the potential dangers, the damage [Read more...]
Editor’s Note: Rabbi Larry Kotok (Jewishidentitynow@gmail.com) is recently retired as senior rabbi of Temple Brith Kodesh in Rochester, NY. He lives in South Florida and is active in teaching, consulting and lecturing. This is based [Read more...]
On the Feb. 24 Jewish Sacred Aging podcast, Rabbi Robyn Frisch, director of the Philadelphia chapter of InterfaithFamily.com, discusses how she works with interfaith families to help them maintain connections to Judaism. Rabbi Robyn Frisch, [Read more...]
Have you ever given much thought to the fact that each one of us is a one-of-a-kind, an only, rare, unique and exclusive individual that exists nowhere else on this planet? If you put it [Read more...]
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