Dr. Erica Brown is the director of the Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership and an associate professor of curriculum and pedagogy at The George Washington University.
Articles by Erica Brown
A Time For Every Purpose
The biblical book of Ecclesiastes offers a different way to think about time — not as a unit of measurement, but as shifting periods of emotion and action.
Dayenu: A Jewish Template for Gratitude
This classic seder poem is not merely a reflection on Passover, but a model for true thanks.
Ata Chonen: A Prayer for Wisdom
If we lack powers of wisdom and discernment, no other request of God really matters.
Breaking Bad Habits
“It is too late to prepare when temptation is actually at hand.” Rabbi Yitzchak Meir of GerSometimes you find yourself ...
Truth and Fiction
"This is the punishment of the liar – even when he speaks the truth no one believes him." -The Talmud (BT Sanhedrin 89b)