Angela Buchdahl was the first Asian-American ordained as a cantor or rabbi. Here’s her Yom Kippur sermon on race and Judaism.
It was unexpected, but perhaps it shouldn’t have been.
All Yom Kippur, I suffered from a headache and stomachache, but it wasn’t from fasting; Hashem was trying to get my attention.
“The Other Story,” presents case studies of two women on opposite sides of Orthodoxy and what those close to them make of their transitions.
Yom Kippur doesn’t offer a magical reset button where forgiveness can be granted and harm removed. You’re upset, and you’re allowed to be.
I feel intimidated. Magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, first in her law-school class, professor of the year three times, and she drives carpool, too?
Despite World War II raging, his sermon didn’t mention the atrocities being committed.
Key word: effortlessly. I’ve tried so hard to keep my skin clear — too hard.
Our connections with those we love are our lights, even if wrested out of social distancing and squeezed into a simple phone call or Zoom square.
AOC pulls out of attendance at Yitzak Rabin memorial event
What is needed instead of shunning one another is to bridge the gap and transcend the us vs. them mentality. AOC should start there.
Search ‘Jewish Baby Carriage,’ Google will return oven images
Dr. Francis Collins speaks with a rabbi on faith
In her last act, RBG didn’t leave us. Instead, I believe she actually lifted us. She metaphorically handed us her gavel.
Haredi children deserve a secular education; who will make sure they get it?
Our neighbor hated our venomous viper, so when it disappeared, I knew why. And then I found it.
We asked readers what they were repenting for this year. Here’s what 127 of them said.
It’s true that Jewish religious tradition does not assign a fetus the same status as a born child. But it does not allow abortion on demand.