By Rabbi Lev Baesh
A grandfather's advice on how to reinterpret the understanding of "Egypt" in the Passover story.
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.
Our booklet about circumcision answers many of the most common questions asked by parents when making decisions about this ritual.
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.
By Allison Foilb and Emily Wallen
Review of Rain Pryor's one woman show, Fried Chicken and Latkes, about growing up Jewish and Black.
Judaism encourages slowing down to appreciate and recognize distinct, special or holy moments, be they religious in nature or every day things.
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.
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.
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.
By Rabbi Barbara Aiello
Explaining a pluralistic approach to Judaism, including seven principles and examples found at a synagogue in Italy.