Eighth Night Menorah (Scazon Photo/Flickr.com, under Creative Commons License)
JSA Programs and Resources

A Ritual to Mark the End of Hanukkah, from Rabbi Susan Elkodsi

Rabbi Susan Elkodsi of the Malverne Jewish Center in Malverne, NY contributes a ritual to mark the end of Hanukkah, much as the Havdalah service marks the end of Shabbat.    

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Thought Pieces

Coping with Loss….A Yom Kippur Thought Piece

Adam, the first human, was created on the 6th day.  The sun shone for him throughout the entire first day, Shabbat, but he became frightened when he saw darkness encroaching at the conclusion of this [Read more…]