Rabbi Elie Kaunfer is president and CEO of the Hadar Institute.
For over 1,000 years, this prayer has been recited in the presence of the Torah, when Jews are gathered together.
Which name of God?
Peace is a central element of Jewish prayer, but what does praying for peace mean?
The great kiddush.
Reciting this prayer of confession is among the core requirements of Yom Kippur.
Days of Awe Sermon Slam
Watch a High Holidays sermon from the president of the Hadar Institute in New York, NY.
These mournful poems are the central part of the liturgy of Tisha B'Av.
Everyone can lend a hand.
Poverty and holiness.
There must be a good reason.