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Got questions? We all do. That's why we've gathered some of our amazing local rabbis to answer our queries about the ins and outs of Jewish living. Read their responses and ask your own questions. This program is sponsored by CJP's Interfaith Initiative.

 
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This year’s Boston Marathon, and the anniversary of last year’s bombing, is during Passover—how do we feel about that?

This year’s Boston Marathon, and the anniversary of last year’s bombing, is during Passover—how do we feel about that?

This year’s Boston Marathon, and the anniversary of last year’s bombing, is during Passover—how do we feel about that? By Rabbi Matthew Soffer Passover is... Read More
I’m interested in learning more about Judaism and would like to buy the Hebrew Scriptures, but I need something in English. Do you have any recommendations on what to buy?

I’m interested in learning more about Judaism and would like to buy the Hebrew Scriptures, but I need something in English. Do you have any recommendations on what to buy?

I’m interested in learning more about Judaism and would like to buy the Hebrew Scriptures, but I need something in English. Do you have any... Read More
How might I integrate or use technology to create a meaningful Passover seder?

How might I integrate or use technology to create a meaningful Passover seder?

How might I integrate or use technology to create a meaningful Passover seder? By Rabbi Joshua Franklin The Passover story has inspired generations of artists... Read More
What can congregational rabbis do to support youth who are encountering depression, anxiety or other psychological challenges?

What can congregational rabbis do to support youth who are encountering depression, anxiety or other psychological challenges?

What can congregational rabbis do to support youth who are encountering depression, anxiety or other psychological challenges? By Rabbi Randy Kafka On the most basic level,... Read More
My grandfather just passed away. How can I dip into Judaism and the Jewish community for support? I have Jewish friends and family, but my family isn’t hosting a shiva, and I’m not sure where to start.

My grandfather just passed away. How can I dip into Judaism and the Jewish community for support? I have Jewish friends and family, but my family isn’t hosting a shiva, and I’m not sure where to start.

My grandfather just passed away. How can I dip into Judaism and the Jewish community for support? I have Jewish friends and family, but my... Read More
Is it a mitzvah to get drunk on Purim?

Is it a mitzvah to get drunk on Purim?

Is it a mitzvah to get drunk on Purim? By Rabbi Dani Passow For many, the upcoming holiday of Purim has become a sort of... Read More
What defines the Modern Orthodox movement?

What defines the Modern Orthodox movement?

What defines the Modern Orthodox movement? By Rabbi Yonah Berman While it is virtually impossible to define a movement in this limited space, especially one... Read More
Why is Miriam designated as a prophetess? Purim is coming up—is Esther also a prophetess?

Why is Miriam designated as a prophetess? Purim is coming up—is Esther also a prophetess?

Why is Miriam designated as a prophetess? Purim is coming up—is Esther also a prophetess? By Rabbi Earl Kideckel Thoughts of both Purim and Passover,... Read More
What is a Jewish take on managing stress?

What is a Jewish take on managing stress?

What is a Jewish take on managing stress? By Rabbi Mayshe Schwartz One of the great sayings in Judaism is that the whole Torah was... Read More
I am Jewish and a feminist; our tradition’s text often feels at odds with my thinking. How can I read the Torah as supporting feminism?

I am Jewish and a feminist; our tradition’s text often feels at odds with my thinking. How can I read the Torah as supporting feminism?

I am Jewish and a feminist; our tradition’s text often feels at odds with my thinking. How can I read the Torah as supporting feminism?... Read More
 
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