By Arielle Levites According to the rabbis (Avot 5) in the twilight of creation, just before the first Shabbat, God created ten miraculous objects. Ten things were created on the eve of the Sabbath at twilight, and these are they:  the mouth of the earth,  the mouth … [Read more...] about On the Tongs at the Twilight of Creation
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By Ruth Schapira We are thankfully in the midst of some re-openings, however, our situation will not revert to more innocent times or change radically soon. So, we will need to adjust our thinking and reconfigure options for the most probable scenarios of the ways in which we … [Read more...] about How to Create a Meaningful Jewish Community Online
By Rabbi Danny Burkeman Over the last few months there have been certain Facebook posts that I have found triggering. I see the post and have an immediate visceral reaction. I am sure that many of you can relate to this feeling, perhaps with political posts, or maybe when we … [Read more...] about Producing our High Holy Days: The Four Questions
By Rabbi Joshua Rabin “But I am Caucasian, kiddo. In the U.S. census I am, for good or bad, counted as Caucasian.” -Philip Roth, The Counterlife One day, Jack Hauck, the founder and CEO of St. Louis based company called Tubular Steel, brought a group of consultants to help o … [Read more...] about As Far As I’m Concerned, the Problem of Racism Lies With Me
By Dave Cutler There is a litany of reasons why Jewish parents choose to enroll their kids in a Jewish day school, including a dual-language curriculum, commitment to cultivating an environment of joyful Judaism, and fostering a connection to their Jewish heritage, to name a … [Read more...] about Building Online Community During a Pandemic by Becoming Slackers