Jay Michaelson


Articles by Jay Michaelson

Parashat Vaetchanan: A Less Innocent Love

Jews read sections of the Torah each week, and these sections, known as  parshiyot, inspire endless examination year after year. ...

It’s the Purity, Stupid: Reading Leviticus in Context

Jews read sections of the Torah each week, and these sections, known as parshiyot, inspire endless examination year after year. Each ...

Parashat Vaera: Into Life

Jews read sections of the Torah each week, and these sections, known as parshiyot, inspire endless examination year after year. ...

Golem

Making men of clay: Can imitating God extend to the creative realm?

Fasting From a Functional Perspective

Recovering the benefits of denial.

Hanukkah Meditation

The miracle of the real.

Gay History in the Making, I Guess

Today was the day that we’d worked for all these years: finally the doors of the Conservative movement have been ...

My Statement

STATEMENT BY JAY MICHAELSON, DIRECTOR OF NEHIRIM (A NATIONAL JEWISH GAY & LESBIAN ORGANIZATION), FROM PRESS CONFERENCE ON CONSERVATIVE MOVEMENT ...

Shabbat and Meditation: Just Be It

How mindfulness can deepen your Shabbat experience — and vice versa