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D'vrei Torah

Ha’azinu (Deut. 32)..In Olden Days…To Tomorrow!

With this week’s portion, Ha’azinu, we come to the next to last portion for the year. We know how the story ends, as does Moses, for as soon as he finished this final poem, he is called [Read more…]


The Dissenter’s Hope: In Memoriam, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, z”l

  Editor’s Note: JSA contributor Alden Solovy prepared this prayer for justice in memory of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died last week. “…that’s the dissenter’s hope: that they are writing not for today, but [Read more…]

Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

Rabbis Matt Soffer and Geri Newburge Discuss High Holiday Plans, Issues for Mid-Career Rabbis

On this episode of the Seekers of Meaning Podcast and TV Show, two mid-career rabbis, Rabbi Geri Newburge, rabbi at Main Line Reform Temple/Beth Elohim, in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, and Rabbi Matt Soffer, senior rabbi at Judea Reform Congregation, Durham, North Carolina, discuss their plans for observing the High Holy Days with their congregations and issues affecting their rabbinates. [Read more…]