In a Yom Kippur sermon, asking how one person can face the many challenges of our world
Understanding our societal addiction to forgiveness stories
As Yom Kippur approaches, finding comfort among the afflicted
On Yom Kippur, a lesson about living with mortality
How can you forgive someone who hasn’t apologized?
Bar the unvaccinated from my synagogue? As a rabbi, I have no choice.
Any congregation that takes any measure that bars any Jew from praying in communion on the Days of Awe is divesting itself from the very core of Jewish life
On Yom Kippur, learning to let go
Isaiah’s challenge to Halachic life, then and now
Many synagogues will be ringing in 5781 with online programming for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
As my religious practice has shifted, I’ve finally come to understand what Yom Kippur means to me
‘Sin•a•gogue,’ a new book about sin and failure in Judaism, is precisely the guide we need in these troubled times
Published in 1860, Cora Wilburn’s groundbreaking book ‘Cosella Wayne’ was recently rediscovered by historian Jonathan D. Sarna, and is coming back into print
How interfaith couples navigate the Jewish holidays
Teaching I.L. Peretz’s story ‘Miracles on the Sea’ to children who are sentenced to die
In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi,’ Talmudic rabbis ask if it is possible to do service to the true God in the wrong location
For my mother, a Holocaust survivor, Yom Kippur was wrapped up in remorse, mourning, and suffering. I’ve spent a lifetime rethinking what atonement means to me.
The moral and legal case against kapparot
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