Rabbanit Dasi Fruchter

Rabbanit Dasi Fruchter is the founder and director of the South Philadelphia Shtiebel, a Jewish community initiative that is grounded in tradition and fueled by the new. Previously she served as an assistant clergy member at Congregation Beth Sholom in Potomac, Maryland. Rabbanit Fruchter was ordained at Yeshivat Maharat in New York.

Articles by Rabbanit Dasi Fruchter

How to Celebrate the High Holidays At Home

Even when we can't gather in person, it's possible to create a meaningful holiday experience at home.

Eruvin 4

Measurement by hand or food.

Shabbat 85

Farming as both physical and spiritual.

Berakhot 34

Praying with just enough humility.

Berakhot 33

Wisdom and separation.

Berakhot 32

Moses' audacious prayer.

Ask the Expert: Do We Light a Memorial Candle on Yom Kippur?

Question: Do We Light a Memorial Candle on Yom Kippur? I know they are lit on the anniversary (yahrtzeit) of ...