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Judaism and Thanksgiving

Offering Thanks: Reflections On 25 Years Of A Gift of Life

Rabbi Avi Weiss | Posted 02.29.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Avi Weiss

All at once I felt what seemed like a Mack truck on my chest. The pain was excruciating. I couldn't breathe. I could hardly move. I couldn't comprehend what was happening. Until then I had felt invincible.

Expanding Circles Of Thanks

Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson | Posted 01.23.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

When I was a child, the Thanksgiving story was presented as early Americans hosting a meal of gratitude that hosted Indians. As I grew and read, the circle expanded. And the expanding circles keep growing.