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Toward Shabbat: Wilderness Prayers

05/22/2020 01:12:41 PM

May22

May 22nd, 2020
28 Iyyar 5780

My prayer, these days, has been focused on the vastness of time and the way that we experience the sense of unstructurRead more...

Toward Shabbat: Grounded in Time

05/15/2020 09:38:39 AM

May15

May 15th, 2020
21 Iyyar 5780

I am a person that relies on stability. I like when things are predictable; I thrive on feeling grounded and rooted. I Read more...

Toward Shabbat: Public and Private

05/08/2020 09:37:54 AM

May8

May 8th, 2020
14 Iyyar 5780

Many of our holidays show up in this week’s Parashah, Emor. We are given the Biblical commandments to celebrate ShabbaRead more...

Toward Shabbat: a Week of Balance

05/01/2020 10:57:35 AM

May1

May 1st, 2020
7 Iyyar 5780

The arc of the Jewish calendar this week takes us for quite a journey. On Tuesday, we marked Yom HaZikaron, a day of memoRead more...

Toward Shabbat: Calling Out

04/24/2020 10:08:50 AM

Apr24

April 24th, 2020
30 Nissan 5780

I was reluctantly anticipating this week’s Torah reading, the double portion of Tazria-Metzora. Even a month ago, Read more...

Toward Shabbat: Hesed Will Carry us Through

04/17/2020 11:24:14 AM

Apr17

April 17th, 2020
23 Nissan 5780
This week’s parashah, Shemini, offers one of the major collections of laws regarding Kashrut. Chapter eleven outlineRead more...

Toward Shabbat: Come and Eat

04/03/2020 12:33:55 PM

Apr3

April 3rd, 2020
2 Nissan 5780
I had basically been ignoring that Pesach was coming. For the past month, it’s felt years away, and then this past weeRead more...

Toward Shabbat: Delivering Angel

03/27/2020 09:22:42 AM

Mar27

March 27th, 2020
2 Nissan 5780
During my year in Israel in Rabbinical School, I had an incredible opportunity to study with a man named Daveed EhrlichRead more...

Toward Shabbat: Holy Time

03/20/2020 01:36:40 PM

Mar20

March 20th, 2020
24 Adar 5780
The Torah makes a deep connection between the building of the Mishkan, the portable Tabernacle, and Shabbat. In fact, thRead more...

Toward Shabbat: Seeking Closeness

03/13/2020 03:45:41 PM

Mar13

March 13th, 2020
17 Adar 5780
Our instinct, and what our tradition usually tells us to do when things are hard, is come together in community. We drawRead more...
Sun, May 31 2020 8 Sivan 5780