Oliver Levis and his family take a DIY approach to crafting their own unique Jewish community in rural Vermont.
Women & Feminism
Jewish educator, songwriter and sacred drummer Shoshana Jedwab trains female spiritual leaders by harnessing the power of rhythm
Making celebrations ethical and joyous.
The ceremony of the "redemption" of the first-born son.
Jewish lifecycle rituals reflect a communal orientation, the democratic nature of traditions, the relationship between the biological and the social, and the inevitability of evolution and change.
Events in the "calendar" of the lifecycle are private, yet connect us to the "unseen presences" of missing family members and our entire people throughout history.
A selection of laws and stories about brit milah.
Covenant, conversion, custom, and circumcision.
Redemption of the first-born son is an act of gratitude and humility.
How Jewish thinkers over the ages have explained the importance of ritual circumcision.