Rabbi Elie Kaunfer is president and CEO of the Hadar Institute.
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.
Giving sight to the blind.
Rabbi Elie Kaunfer
A debate among the ancient rabbis speaks to a stark difference of opinion about the operation of Jewish memory.
The various meanings of this well-known Seder phrase.