Yom Kippur is a holiday predicated on hope. We come to it with the promise that this year can be better, and that each one of us can be better.10
Demographic and spiritual challenges have produced great uncertainty among our leading rabbis of what the future holds for Jews. Here’s what they say.5
Many male rabbis are asking what concrete steps they should take so female Reform rabbis can attain gender equality. Here is your to-do list.6
My conversion to Judaism taught me that some famous Christmas stories actually tell more about Yom Kippur than anything else.
Despite its cultural significance and its “eternal” nature in our imaginations, there was a time in Jewish history where Hebrew simply vanished.
From burqa bans to sheitel shaming, women who cover are often viewed as victims of patriarchy or religious extremists. Wrapunzel inverts that dynamic.
It’s not that I don’t appreciate acts of generosity. It is that my brain still does not know how to comprehend new wealth that I didn’t earn.
For once, our rabbis aren’t kvetching about anything. It’s time to celebrate the Jewish people!
Some say there is such a thing as Jewish values; others call such claims egotistical. Even fewer agree what Jewish values would actually be.4
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