This Shabbat prayer is a reminder that the Sabbath is a sign of the enduring covenant between God and the Jewish people.
Many Jews find it hard to speak words in prayer that feel untrue. Two Jewish values hint at another way.
The green vegetable dipped in saltwater at the seder alludes to the very beginning of the Israelites' slavery saga.
The first paragraph of the Shema offers three models for loving God.
The prayer Eilu Devarim reflects the seeming paradox that focusing on others more than ourselves makes us happier.