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.
Our collective memory consists of the narratives and experiences individual Jews bring to the Jewish story.
Jenny Ferentz, a counselor at Camp JRF, reflects on what makes the celebration of Shabbat at camp so special…
There are all kinds of ways to make something special, and mark the passage of time. Let us know yours.
I’m not good at transitions, but there is comfort in knowing that even when things are “new-ish,” I never really have to go through them alone.
It took the recitation of Yizkor on Memorial Day to remind me of this important fact: it is incumbent on me as a citizen to take time to reflect and remember.
I pray that I continue to remember to prioritize both my spiritual and physical sustenance each and every day, even if only for the amount of time that it takes to recite a simple blessing.