Passover Table 2, by April Killingsworth, from Flickr.com under Creative Commons 2.0 license.
D'vrei Torah

The End of Passover

Tonight is the seventh night of Pesah, and for Israelis and Reform Jews, the final night. I have just lit a memorial candle in memory of our deceased first degree family members: Sylvia and Bob [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

“Bringing Sanctuary Home” – Guest Column by Cantor Karen Webber Gilat

Editor’s Note: Rabbi Address met Cantor Karen Webber Gilat at the American Cantors Conference convention last summer. We are pleased to share her meditation for Jewish Disabilities and Inclusion Month. It is Friday night. The [Read more…]

Jewish Baby Boomers

TO BE OR NOT TO BE—PERFECT!

We live in an imperfect world where we attain to be perfect. Well, maybe, sort of, not everyone. We know the imperfect world part is right, we see, feel and live it everyday (a missing [Read more…]

Baby Boomer Bubbe

Sandy Taradash: What Do Shabbat and New Year’s Resolutions Have in Common?

I’ve never been one to make New Year’s resolutions as they usually are the same each year: diet, exercise, eat less sugar. Their boringness usually ends up at the bottom of my post-it note pile [Read more…]

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Baby Boomer Bubbe

To Daven or to Play Ball? That is the Question…

My Bubbe was a wise sage, Russian born, orphaned by the time she was nine months old, separated from three of her four siblings while she and a sister were raised by their wealthy/rabbi/merchant maternal [Read more…]