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Seeking Human Kindness

This has been a momentous time – and while I believe in the absolute separation of church and state, I ...

Just Curious…

I can recall, apparently with terrific inaccuracy, hearing a kindergarten story about an incorrigible feline who poked his nose into ...

The Healing of Spirit

“It’s not serious,” the doctor tells me. “In fact, it’s fairly common. One week on antibiotics will knock this right out ...

Mourning Our Loss and Making Space for Our Blessings

On Feb. 28, 2012, 5 Adar, my entire world changed. My first child was born. My center of gravity moved ...

If a Chicken and a Half….

 If a chicken and half takes a day and a half to lay an egg and a half, and if an eastbound train ...

Can I Pray in the Name of Jesus?

A chaplain's experience with a Christian patient.

Infertility Is Not A Disease

Infertility is so difficult to talk about since it is such a personal struggle and everybody experiences it in a ...

How to Be the Jewish Daughter of a Cancer Patient

Today is World Cancer Day, a day when people worldwide are focused on cancer, to encourage its prevention, detection, and ...

Queer Clergy in Action: Rabbi Elliot Kukla

Welcome to our fifth installment of “Queer Clergy in Action,” spotlighting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rabbis and cantors. This ...

The day I went to the Boston Marathon: from Inspiration to Anger

Yesterday, Rabbi Rebecca Sirbu posted a thoughtful and heartfelt prayer by our colleague, Rabbi Aaron Weininger in response to the ...