Erica Brown

Dr. Erica Brown is the Director for Adult Education at The Partnership for Jewish Life and Learning and consults for The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington. She is an author-winning author and the recipient of the 2009 Covenant Award. Erica has served as an adjunct professor at American University and George Washington University. She lectures on subjects of Jewish interest and leadership.


Articles by Erica Brown

Is Parenting Good for You?

A Jewish guide to parenting without pain...or, without a lot of pain.

Blessing on a Fruit Tree

Judaism has special rituals for springtime, Nissan, and Passover.

Breaking Bad Habits

“It is too late to prepare when temptation is actually at hand.” Rabbi Yitzchak Meir of Ger Sometimes you find ...

Plagiarism

The plagiarist's dilemma--stealing, lying, and impersonation.

Truth and Fiction

"This is the punishment of the liar – even when he speaks the truth no one believes him." -The Talmud (BT Sanhedrin 89b)

Complex Happiness

We are living in a moment of Jewish historic significance, one which embodies the blessing: “Thank you God for helping ...

Building a Great House on Sukkot

“We live, each of us, to preserve our fragment, in a state of perpetual regret and longing for a place ...

An Empty Mental Space

Earlier this week, Dr. Erica Brown asked, “What are the Three Weeks, anyway?”, and wrote about learning to mourn. Her new book, ...

Learning to Mourn

On Monday, Dr. Erica Brown asked, “What are the Three Weeks, anyway?” She will be blogging all week for MyJewishLearning ...

What Are the Three Weeks, Anyway?

Dr. Erica Brown is the author of In the Narrow Places, a daily meditation for each day of the Three Weeks. ...