Maya Bernstein

Maya Bernstein is an associate at UpStart Bay Area, which supports innovation in Jewish life. She is a regular contributor to multiple on-line and in-print publications.

Articles by Maya Bernstein

Innovating to Preserve Tradition

Lisa Lepson, the Executive Director of the Joshua Venture group, writes in her piece “Where Yesterday Meets Tomorrow:” The Judaism ...

VeNahafoch Hu: The Force of Creative Destruction

Purim is a celebration of reversals. The Book of Esther, which is traditionally read twice on the holiday, states in ...

Jonah and Yom Kippur

4 reasons we read this text on the Day of Atonement

Why Stay Up All Night Studying Torah?

Tonight, Jews across the world will pull an all-nighter. Some will sit in synagogue all night long; others will “shul-crawl,†...