Rabbis Without Borders
Since my mom had a history of outliving her prognoses I assumed that this would be the case once again.
In memoriam, for Rabbi Samuel Dresner, HaRav Shumel Chayyim ben Yehuda v’ Malka z”l.
The word for “comfort” (lenahem) in Hebrew can also mean to “regret.” One of the most difficult parts of gaining ...
Jewish sages decided that intense mourning time should be seven days only.
As a rabbi, one of the life-cycle processes I accompany people through is the funeral. When a person dies, burying ...
On extending Jewish mourning rituals to non-traditional mourners.
In Jewish tradition, sitting shiva is a trust fall.
Rarely have I been so deeply affected, so deeply wounded inside, so utterly shattered.
Southern & Jewish
For those of you who wear rings, this probably sounds familiar: you fiddle with your ring, a thousand times a ...
My father died on Rosh Hashanah 5764. He died at home, in a clean white bed, surrounded by his wife ...