Rabbis Without Borders
Last Monday evening a light rain fell on the Capitol City where I live on 16th Street, a mile up ...
Every Thursday afternoon at my yeshiva college in Queens my Gemara rebbe (teacher of Talmud) would offer a short thought ...
At Congregation B’nai Israel, Bridgeport, CT, I’m blessed with a class of almost 30 eighth graders and we meet weekly ...
What is in the power of a name? Why is naming someone in prayer so sacred and moving? I will ...
Members of the Scribe
Earlier this week, Tom Fields-Meyer wrote about reading and thinking about books and took a look at autism and God. He has been ...
Gabbai (pl. gabbaim) is an Aramaic word that means tax collector, but today a gabbai is someone who assists with the reading of the Torah.
A Jewish woman prays from the heart.
How Orthodox women found a halakhic way to be involved in services.
The essence of Kaddish may be less in the meaning of the words than in the experience of reciting it with other Jews.
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Texts, translations and transliterations.
Statements of belief through the ages.