God

“God” and “Religion” Aren’t the Same

After all, since religion is a human endeavor, we have the power to change what it does.

Revelation: The Next Level

A hidden God allows for a more active human role in the covenant.

From Fellow to Fellowship: Embracing My Southern Jewish Experience

A couple weeks ago, I was returning from vacation and was waiting for my bag at the Jackson airport baggage ...

How Having a Baby Has Changed This Rabbi’s Blessings

This summer, my wife and I welcomed our first child into the world in Jackson, Mississippi. Ever since, the birth ...

Down South: A Catholic, a Jew, and an Episcopalian Walk Into a Bar…

As I’ve written about before, music has been a huge part of my life and my Judaism ever since I ...

Becoming Southern & Jewish: Part III

This is the third installment in my three-part series on “becoming Southern and Jewish.” After “coming out” as Jewish in ...

Becoming Southern & Jewish: Part II

This post is the second in my three-part-series on “Becoming Southern and Jewish.” Over the course of my next two ...

Becoming Southern & Jewish: Part I

Over the course of the next few weeks, I’m going to share a series of posts about my reflection on ...

Something Special About the South: Making Mississippi My Own

Here’s another in our periodic series about making a home in Mississippi, and feeling that there’s something special about the ...

Bringing Rabbis and Scientists Together

Do Jews view science differently than other religious people do? What topics are most pressing or interesting in the Jewish community? And ...

My Southbound Story: Rachel G.

As we prepare to welcome more than a half-dozen new Jewish professionals to Mississippi for internships and fellowships at the ...

Holy or Horrible: Can We Force Meaningful Moments?

As a Jewish educator, I teach students of all ages about the sacred moments we will experience throughout our lives ...