The 14th and 15th blessings of the Amidah pose some difficult theological questions.
The seventh blessing of the Amidah asks God to see our suffering and redeem us from it.
Two blessings said every day invoke the High Holiday mood of returning to God.
The opening to the Amidah prayer shifts the perspective from personal needs to the long arc of Jewish history.
This text is an opportunity for hands-on engagement with the seder’s core message.
Miriam's instinctive song of praise tells us something important about calling out to God.
Jewish wisdom, anchored in the rhythms of the year, can help us set benchmarks that make sticking to our commitments more likely.
The Festival of Lights is primarily observed in the home, but there are a few ways the holiday is marked in synagogue.
From the constriction of our places of pain, Psalm 118 invites us into the wide expanse of the divine presence.