Rabbi Lauren Eichler Berkun

Rabbi Lauren Berkun is the director of rabbinic and synagogue programs for the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America.

Articles by Rabbi Lauren Eichler Berkun

The Covenant of Fertility

Fertility of the womb and fertility of the land are divine gifts.

Life, Death and Impurity

Ritual purity laws highlight the power of confronting mortality and the subsequent need to ritualize the reaffirmation of life.