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  • 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
  • Shavuot Video

    A short video introducing the ideas and messages of Shavuot, a Jewish holiday.

    Date: 06-14-2012
  • For Every Two Jews, There Are Three Perspectives

    By Joy Fields

    A humorous look at the many different customs, traditions and practices found in one small Jewish community.

    Date: 06-18-2012
  • Going Under, Letting Go

    By Audrey Etlinger

    Why a patrilineal Jew decided to formally convert to Judaism (go to the mikveh, go before a beit din) even though she already felt Jewish.

    Date: 06-22-2012
  • Shabbat Reading with Kids

    By Elias Kass

    Reviews of four books, great for reading with your young children, about Shabbat.

    Date: 10-21-2011
  • Family Project: a Jewish Backyard

    By Joanna Brichetto

    Protecting the critters that live in your backyard can be rewarding for your family - and taught through a Jewish lens.

    Date: 07-05-2012
  • Conversion, Shared Spirituality and the Memorial Prayer

    By Rabbi Katy Z. Allen

    After the author converted to Judaism, shared experiences and art helped her connect to her mother's spirituality and, ultimately, led to a beautiful and moving funeral.

    Date: 07-18-2012
  • Sukkot: More Than Just a "Harvest Thing"

    By Benjamin A. Maron

    In recent conversations about the current holiday of Sukkot, I've heard a common theme: People understand that we build a hut, known as a sukkah, and that we shake four species, known as lulav and etrog, but they want to know why. "I get that it's a harvest thing but..." is a trailing thought I've heard articulated repeatedly. So, before the holiday comes to a close, here's my guide to the less commonly known aspects of Sukkot.

    Date: 10-19-2011
  • Shehechiyanu Blessing

    The Shehechiyanu blessing, with words and music.

    Date: 10-25-2011
  • Mi Shebeirach Blessing

    A video of the Mi Shebeirach, a blessing of healing, with lyrics and translation.

    Date: 10-25-2011

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