Rabbi Regina Sandler-Phillips is the director of WAYS OF PEACE Community Resources in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Amending the Jewish take on organ and whole body donation
Lower earners give more to charity than higher earners do. Maybe it’s time we all pitch in equally.
Returning our deceased to the soil honors the injunction for a proper burial—and keeps us mindful of the life cycle of which we’re a part
When I started taking crosswalk laws more seriously, I learned a lot about finger-pointing, empathy, and myself
Kids’ fascination with the undead goes far beyond one holiday, but it’s a perfect time to talk about Jewish traditions around death
Just as we sing lullabies to newborns, I now offer the same loving care as part of my work with a burial fellowship
The Jewish world needs a place like Tablet where varying—even conflicting—viewpoints can exist side by side. Our times demand an engagement with big ideas and not a retreat from them.
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