Rabbi Elie Kaunfer is president and CEO of the Hadar Institute.
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.
The Passover seder begins with a declaration that we will throw our doors open and invite the poor in — or does it?
In the time of the coronavirus, Jewish communities cannot form prayer quorums in person to say the mourner’s prayer — but here's what they can do.