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Hurricane Irene and Parashat Re'eh

Parashat Re’eh To Really See Shabbat Shalom. While we are celebrating a number of smahot – happy occasions this Shabbat, there is also some tension... Read More
Judaism, Body Modification, and Bigger Questions.

Judaism, Body Modification, and Bigger Questions.

Today was the funeral of Amy Winehouse, who died at the age of 27.  While her adult life was dominated by her very public battle... Read More
Fathers and Sons: A Special Blessing

Fathers and Sons: A Special Blessing

  As Fathers Day approaches on the secular calendar, I find myself thinking about the traditional Jewish blessing fathers bestow on their sons. This tradition... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
The Tenth Commandment: A Personal Reflection by Judy Ravech

The Tenth Commandment: A Personal Reflection by Judy Ravech

Image credit, Cafe Press user Hebrew Art OrnamentsEd. Note: Today we present this final post in the Ten Commandment Series. Written by Judy Ravech, today's... Read More
The Ninth Commandment: A Personal Reflection by Ina Glasberg

The Ninth Commandment: A Personal Reflection by Ina Glasberg

Image credit, Scientific American. Ed. Note: Today's post is the ninth in our series on the ten commandments. As a reminder, each of these individual... Read More
The Eighth Commandment: A Personal Reflection by Mindy Pasco-Anderson

The Eighth Commandment: A Personal Reflection by Mindy Pasco-Anderson

Image credit is artfeeds.org, a program dedicated to inspiring children through art. Their slogan is "Love Naively. Give Generously. Be Foolishly Compassionate."Ed. Note: With this... Read More
The Seventh Commandment: A Personal Reflection by Daniel Barkowitz

The Seventh Commandment: A Personal Reflection by Daniel Barkowitz

The image to the left comes from the web page for Jewish Marriage Encounter in Israel.Ed. Note: This post, by Daniel Barkowitz, continues our series... Read More
Sacred Story-Telling

Sacred Story-Telling

  As we near the end of counting the fifty days between Passover and Shavuot, the Jewish Birth Network is counting down the days until... Read More
Posted in: Lifecycles
The Six Commandment: A Personal Reflection by Liv Nash

The Six Commandment: A Personal Reflection by Liv Nash

Image credit - Flickr user ANVRecife. Image title is "Killing Ideas II".Ed. Note: What follows is our sixth blog post as a part of the... Read More
The Fifth Commandment: A Personal Reflection by Bernice Sue Behar

The Fifth Commandment: A Personal Reflection by Bernice Sue Behar

The image we are using today comes from letlifein.com, a website "directed to the ‘after 50′ audience [where] the writers and editors ... don’t sugar-coat... Read More