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Prayer for Rain

WATCH: A Sukkot Prayer For Rain

Rabbi Jacob Elisha Fine | Posted 12.04.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Jacob Elisha Fine

We are living in a day when rain is often a curse. Both through absence and through excess, rain is bringing death. In our generation, Sukkot is an opportunity to wake up to the damage we are doing to the Living Waters.

Is This Judaism's Strangest, Most Awesome Ritual?

Josh Fleet | Posted 09.29.2012 | Religion

For a religion as old as Judaism, declaring any one ritual or holiday to be "the most" anything seems like folly. But one practice during the upco...

Beginning The Jewish Year In The Aftermath Of Hurricane Irene

Rabbi Michael M. Cohen | Posted 12.06.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Michael M. Cohen

The road to wholeness after Irene for some was quick and for others longer. Some are still travelers on that journey. The message of the shofar can help remind us not to lose hope along that path.