Rabbi Alana Suskin

Alana Suskin received her Rabbinic Ordination and Master of Rabbinic Studies from the University of Judaism's Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies.

Articles by Rabbi Alana Suskin

What Would You Do for a Little Sweetness?

Symbols are no good if they are not filled by our actions

I Don’t Want to Replace You

You don’t think of yourself as a bad person.

A Test from God

Remember the source of our wealth

I’ll Pray for You

We seek the unique and disparage the regular, but we have it backward; it is in the every day and the repetitious, that we find divinity

Partisan Or Political?

It is difficult to know where values end and politics begin.

What Judaism Can Teach Us About Call-Out Culture

No person may humiliate anyone, even more so in public...

Counting for a Heart of Wisdom

Passover, Shavuot and counting the Omer of change.

The Role of the Elite

What does it mean to be an “elite?” Recently, the term has come to be much derided by people on ...

The Dangers of Purity

The holiday of Hanukkah should be a fraught one for American Jews. Most of us know it as a gift-giving holiday, ...

The Wages of Deceit

This week’s Torah portion, Toldot, is filled with stories of people lying to and tricking one another. Jacob tricks his ...