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  • Leaving Egypt Behind: Embracing Sacred Metaphor at Passover

    By Rabbi Lev Baesh

    A grandfather's advice on how to reinterpret the understanding of "Egypt" in the Passover story.

    Date: 03-16-2012
  • Equal and Meaningful Learning for Any Jew, Anytime, Anywhere

    By Danielle Eskow

    Creating inclusive, welcoming learning opportunities for all of the Jewish community, including interfaith families and patrilineal Jews, should be a priority for this generation.

    Date: 04-11-2012
  • To Circumcise Or Not: That Is The Question

    Our booklet about circumcision answers many of the most common questions asked by parents when making decisions about this ritual.

    Date: 04-10-2012
  • A New Order: Reflecting on the Passover Seder

    By Heather Subba

    As the soft and subtle breezes of March bellowed into April, lingering thoughts mixing present and past, happiness and sadness, predictability and chaos moved me to host my first Passover seder in over four years. I felt a necessity and a longing for order, tradition and togetherness.

    Date: 05-08-2012
  • Afros and Yiddish and Soul Food… Oy Vey!

    By Allison Foilb and Emily Wallen

    Review of Rain Pryor's one woman show, Fried Chicken and Latkes, about growing up Jewish and Black.

    Date: 05-03-2012
  • Jewish Time

    Judaism encourages slowing down to appreciate and recognize distinct, special or holy moments, be they religious in nature or every day things.

    Date: 05-02-2012
  • New Jewish Life Cycle and Transition Rituals

    In recent times, an assortment of life cycle rituals have been developed for individual and family transition important to the modern Jew. All are based on traditional elements and ceremonies whose enduring meaning are as powerful in these new settings as they are in their original ones.

    Date: 05-09-2012
  • Intermarriage Officiation: Why I Have Now Decided to Officiate at Intermarriages

    By Rabbi Andrea London

    By changing my stance on intermarriage officiation, I seek to balance two competing, but important values: the desire to retain and respect the unique sacred character of the Jewish wedding and the opportunity to welcome mixed couples into the Jewish community and help them create Jewish homes.

    Date: 04-18-2012
  • Bar & Bat Mitzvahs For The Interfaith Family

    This beautiful booklet will explain the wonderful milestone marking adulthood, the bar mitzvah (for a boy) or bat mitzvah (for a girl), a life cycle event taking place at the age of 13.

    Date: 05-29-2012
  • Pluralistic Judaism

    By Rabbi Barbara Aiello

    Explaining a pluralistic approach to Judaism, including seven principles and examples found at a synagogue in Italy.

    Date: 06-14-2012

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