Return to Me

by Rabbi Yael Levy
The One of Infinite Possibilities calls: Return to me and I will return to you (Zecharia 1:3)   more

Walking With the King

By Rabbi Lisa Goldstein
What if we could derive a practice from the story of the King in the field—breathe life into it and into our own souls? How can we, in the midst of our busy, self-conscious lives, find the cozy, loving intimacy with God that is hinted at in this tale?   more

Good Intentions Reap Good Results

By Rabbi Jacob Staub, Ph.D.
Teshuvah is a combination of my work, my practice, and my good intentions together with a subliminal, imperceptible, wonderful phenomenon that seems to arrive out of the blue from somewhere else.   more

The Art of Aging

By Craig Taubman
Jewels of Elul is a project created by Craig Taubman that offers 29 inspirational insights for the month of Elul. The following was the Jewels of Elul theme of 2012.   more

Tisha b'Av and a Re-Imagined Future

by Rabbi Deborah Glanzberg-Krainin, Ph.D.
Our collective memory consists of the narratives and experiences individual Jews bring to the Jewish story.   more

Recipe for a Ritual

by Rabbi Roni Handler
When Freedom to Marry, an organization dedicated to ending marriage discrimination, posted about my essay in Tablet Magazine, I was astounded by the tremendous response to the post and by the...  more

Shabbat Unplugged

by Jenny Ferentz
Jenny Ferentz, a counselor at Camp JRF, reflects on what makes the celebration of Shabbat at camp so special…   more

Summer Rite

by Rabbi Deborah Glanzberg-Krainin, Ph.D.
There are all kinds of ways to make something special, and mark the passage of time. Let us know yours.   more

Bringing Up Baby

by Rabbi Deborah Glanzberg-Krainin, Ph.D.
Life cycle rituals are not fixed experiences—even when the text and ceremony stays the same.   more