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Easing into Bedtime: A Jewish Take on Nighttime Rituals

Easing into Bedtime: A Jewish Take on Nighttime Rituals

By Rabbi Elaine Zecher Temple Israel of Boston “May we lie down in peace at night and rise up in the morning to life renewed.”—From... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
Ma'yan Tikvah – A Wellspring of Hope

Earth Etude for Elul 7 - For the Gardener

by Judith Felsen My Love, You made for me a garden filled with care and sown with grace. Your seedlings flourish, offerings of life and... Read More
K’lal Yisrael at Yavneh

K’lal Yisrael at Yavneh

By Rabbi Yehudah Potok Mashgiach Ruchani - Camp RabbiCamp Yavneh It feels as though it is over a hundred degrees, everyone packed in shoulder to... Read More
Boston Marathon Bombing #1: What it means to pray

Boston Marathon Bombing #1: What it means to pray

When tragedy explodes in life, sometimes naturally, sometimes organically, this time (and far too many times as of late) exploding through the works of evil... Read More
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Cats Are Not Babies. SPECIAL BONUS: CATS TELLING THE PASSOVER STORY!

Dear World,I'm still not pregnant. Also, cats are not babies. I have a cat. I do not have a baby. They are not the same... Read More
Posted in: Personal Stories
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12 Things I Can Do While NOT Pregnant/Nursing: A List of Fabulous Consolations

1. binge drink 2. climb tall ladders--and fall off!  3. jumping jacks (without fearing that my boobs will bounce up and smack me in the... Read More
Posted in: Personal Stories
What are the essential prayers that I can do by myself on Shabbat if there are no synagogues near me?

What are the essential prayers that I can do by myself on Shabbat if there are no synagogues near me?

There are no synagogues near me so I can't go to services on Shabbat. What are the essential prayers that I should do if I want... Read More
Is there a Jewish prayer for Thanksgiving?

Is there a Jewish prayer for Thanksgiving?

My wife grew up Christian. For her family, Thanksgiving always starts with a prayer. I'll be joining my in-laws for Thanksgiving this year, and they've... Read More
Tiferet Center of Temple Israel: A Place for Jewish Spirituality, Wellness & Healing

Welcome to A New Year of Tiferet Center Programs ~ 5773

One meaning of Tiferet is attunement - that place of inner balance, beauty and peacefulness.   So this year, stay attuned, enhance your Jewish spirituality,... Read More
Skyping the Minyan

Skyping the Minyan

by Rabbi David Lerner (This article originally appeared in the Journal of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, Summer 2012)   People were giving me... Read More
 
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