love

Falling in Love in Jerusalem

Like many great love affairs, time and the business of life eroded the fabric that bound us together.

From a Passover of Alienation to a Passover of Empathy

Our love and concern must radiate out beyond the us towards the them.

Summer Lovin’- Valentine’s Edition- Avi and Justin

Avi Smolen and Justin Rosen Smolen When/how/where at camp did you meet? We met as staff at Ramah Day Camp ...

Going Back Isn’t an Option

It seems that we have entered a new era. Taking in the news, it seems to be an open season ...

Tu B’Av, Love Yourself Challenge

Last night marked the beginning of the holiday of Tu B’Av. If you’ve never heard of it, you’re not alone. ...

Tu B’Av and Saying YES to love

Dear Rabbi, I’m getting married! And I’m wondering if you’ll officiate. The wedding will be before sunset on Saturday and, ...

Camp Rabbi, Role Model, Match-Maker

This week rabbinic student Isaama Stoll is heading up to Camp Be’chol Lashon to teach Torah, pray and hang with other ...

Orlando, Or-Anywhere

In the South, we often joke that central and southern Florida are just a little south of Manhattan – i.e., ...

All of Us: ‘Rock Band’ Judaism and Emotional Contagion

Scientists report that playing a game like Rock Band  can make you more caring – and the reason touches the core of what ...

Love, Sex, and Assault: A Passover Discussion

Two weeks ago, on this very blog, my colleague Ruth Abusch-Magder said, “Let’s talk about sex!” And now, just before ...