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Dark Days

by Rabbi Deborah Glanzberg-Krainin, Ph.D.

At this time of year, I like to be outside while the sun sets. When the days are short, there is something especially lovely about witnessing light fade.

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An Evolving Thanksgiving

by Rabbi Fredi Cooper, Ed.D.

During the first days of November, I begin to travel into my “Thanksgiving mode.” Before I ever dreamt about becoming a rabbi, this meant trying to transform the day into something more for my family. Thanksgiving was the one American holiday that made sense to me—even as a person who generally resisted thinking about the ways that life had been fulfilling.

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A Taste of Tradition

by Emily Langowitz

Food rituals reflect different facets of Judaism – some tie me closer to God, some to Torah and some to my people.

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Feast and Famine

by Jordan Namerow
We’ve just experienced the most holiday-intensive time in the Jewish calendar, and with Thanksgiving right around the corner, one word lies at the heart of our collective experience: food. Food... [more]

Rituals as Varied as Our Lives

by Rabbi Deborah Glanzberg-Krainin, Ph.D.

You’ve shared a multitude of ideas that can help us celebrate joys, heal sorrows and wash away difficulties.

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