How do we find, embrace, and address the brokenness within and around us?
Rabbi Jacobs shares stories and sacred texts that demonstrate how wholeness and brokenness cannot be separated from one another.
Myths provide vehicles of meaning, sources of hope, and ways to make sense of the confusion the world throws at us. But, like living things, they are born, serve a purpose, and they die.
Please share this current edition of Sh'ma Now, a plurality of voices engaging with matters critical to contemporary Judaism.
After losing their son Sam to Leukemia, Phyllis and Michael Sommer learn to live with a broken edge in their family.
There are artists of brokenness and artists who vocalize the broken. Some artists vocalize the broken — the loss of money, spirit, emotion. They teach us what they experienced.
NiSh’ma — let us hear — is our simulated Talmud page. Here, we offer three takes on the notion of shevirah— brokenness—how we find and embrace the brokenness within and around us.
A guide with suggestions to help readers consider the idea of “shevirah” (embracing the brokenness within and around us).
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