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High Holiday Reflection

Getting Over The Judging God -- A Yom Kippur Reflection

Jay Michaelson | Posted 12.05.2011 | Religion
Jay Michaelson

Is it really such a healthy thing to feel oneself to be inadequate, judged and deficient? Does it make us better people, or does it make us more judgmental ourselves? And does God judge us, or only love?

Dreams, Renewal And Rosh Hashanah

Levi Ben-Shmuel | Posted 11.28.2011 | Religion
Levi Ben-Shmuel

As you reflect on why your dreams have not been realized, how will your frustrations and disappointments impact you moving forward in the New Year?

The Binding Of Isaac: A Personal Meditation On Tests Of Faith

Rabbi Jack Bemporad | Posted 11.28.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Jack Bemporad

The accuser challenges God. Take Abraham's son away from him and then see how faithful he will be! Let us recognize that faith is higher than morality and deserves the supreme test.

Turning In For The High Holidays

Carole Caplan | Posted 11.27.2011 | Religion
Carole Caplan

For me, doing inner work in a Jewish community setting is truly another coming home, a return -- a teshuvah -- so appropriate at this season of our turning.