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Rosh Hashanah: The New Year of Our Stories

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 11.06.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

How fitting that we recount Genesis and the story of creation on Rosh Hashanah. How fitting that we study the original story of all stories. For it is a holiday all about stories and the potential that we have to create and refine them.

Yom Kippur, Divorce, and Three Little Words: I Am Sorry

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 11.03.2013 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

On Yom Kippur, we are instructed to seek atonement from those we have wronged... those who we have intentionally or unintentionally transgressed... so that we are assured a blessing in the Book of Life.

A Blogger's Deceit, Power and Making Amends

Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg | Posted 10.19.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg

The feminist Twitters and blogosphere have been ablaze the last few weeks, as a very troubling figure in the greater digital feminist ecosystem first announced his retirement from feminist discourse and then erupted in an explosive Twitter confessional.

Fasting (Or Not) On Yom Kipppur

Ali Berlow | Posted 12.06.2011 | Religion
Ali Berlow

The fast will soon be here. On this Yom Kippur, the highest of high Jewish holidays, I'll be doing my best at not-eating.