Jewish wisdom

Meaningful Resolutions: On Living a “Long” Life

An important reminder from a Southern Jewish student

A Hundred Thousand Miracles

I cannot remember the last time I switched on the news—be it on the television or the radio—or glanced at a newspaper headline ...

Click (Everyw)here

At the end of the week, I embark on a weeklong meditation retreat. As the retreat starts, and for its ...

The Most Profound Prayer

It is somewhat of an exaggeration to say that Judaism has a blessing for everything. But only somewhat. After all, ...

The Pilgrim’s Guide to Success

I’ve been looking for meaningful full-time work since crash-landing in Philadelphia in August. After living in Boston for eight years ...

This Little Flame of Mine

The week began with me feeling self-conscious gesturing with my hands and glittery purple nails. I recently read Rebecca Sirbu’s ...

Obsolete Values

Almost any article I’ve ever seen to do with Judaism, any religious critique of a political event, and even in ...

Digging Wells for Generations

Two Israelis were stabbed last week, Israeli military and police response has continued, and leaders within Fatah have begun talking ...

Look Both Ways Before Crossing!

As we cross from 5774 to 5775, the Akeida (the Binding of Isaac, which is traditionally read on Rosh Hashanah) ...

Judging Ourselves – Not Judging Others

It’s been a week since Robin Williams’ death. My Facebook newsfeed continues to be filled with beautiful tributes to and ...