With animal sacrifices a thing of the past, how do modern Jews achieve atonement?
Teshuvah is not a confrontation with some frightening otherness, but with ourselves.
For Jews, home is elusive. And that might be precisely the point.
The hidden connection between Shabbat and reading.
On Passover we express gratitude for the redemption we have and hope for the one still to come.
What are the most important rules for living justly and peacefully today?
Fire is a symbol of persistence and faith, but the embers must be tended.
While Jacob blesses all of his grandchildren at the end of his life, he singles out two in particular as worthy of emulation.
While the synagogue observance of Yom Kippur may seem like a stable, solid, trans-historical whole, it is none of those things.
When we learn to see the face of God in every being, it becomes impossible to act with anything other than compassion and justice.
Judaism provides a model of human flourishing in which we never cut ourselves off from the full range of our emotions.
Extending love and comfort begins with a change in how we think and act.
Wisdom can be born from connection to the the vast interconnected wildness in the world.
The Jewish value of courage doesn't require the absence of fear, only the capacity to move through it.
When life throws up obstacles on our journey, it's tempting to want to turn around.