Prague’s Old-New Synagogue received the fresh batch of Torah scrolls - a first since World War II – from Israel.
In the bible, God is likened to a mother as well as to a father.
Our synagogue’s name, Shir Tikvah, means “Song of Hope.” How could we be a song of hope and turn away people from our doors?
The Kabbalah Coach provides some ancient wisdom on this difficult subject.
Did Mordecai “nurse” Esther? Did Isaiah prophesize that the future kings of Israel would be “nursing” kings?
JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Original Women of the Wall group held a prayer service in the women’s section of the Western Wall that included a Torah scroll. It was the first time that women have succeeded in bringing in and reading from a Torah scroll at the Western Wall since an interim Supreme Court ruling said…
For young Jews, simply being a “member of the tribe” doesn’t seem to mean all that much.
Now, more than ever, the Jewish people — as well as other minority groups — need a Queen Esther to challenge the growing demagoguery and not allow those who would commit hateful and criminal acts to feel they will not be punished
The dual-gendered nature of Adam “is completely distorted by Bible translations which consistently capitalize the term as a proper name Adam.”
Trump is something altogether new, a challenge not just to politics as usual, but to friendships, relationships, community.