Rabbi Joshua Rabin refuses to believe that a movement with some of the most vibrant synagogues, rabbis, hazzanim, and educators in the Jewish world is incapable of inspiring Jews in the 21st century.
After a shattering blow, a rabbi finds a new way of understanding the term “quality of life.”
Watch a piece from Dateline NBC about Eyal Sherman's story.
Dive deep into our Fall 2014 In Focus section on the college search and the college experience - hear from students, parents, search coaches and community builders.
They call it "worship through woodworking" - meet the men who build inside and outside their synagogue building.
Celebrate the shmitah year beginning this fall!
An Akron congregation faced a stark choice: pour its limited money into an aging, oversized building or try to create a new kind of congregational home.
Where was Sandy Koufax on Yom Kippur in 1965? One rabbi tries to find out.
A Jewish Iraqi delicacy that was served every Thursday evening is still popular in communities around the world.
Best-selling author Maggie Anton thinks more Jews should wade into the sea of Talmud.
FROM THE ARCHIVES: It doesn’t take much to make the most out of one of the most joyous holidays on our calendar, explains MERYL GREENWALD GORDON
A sports fanatic, who happens to be a rabbi, wants to know where Sandy Koufax was when he wasn’t playing in the World Series.
A father tells his bat mitzvah girls what really matters.
The Ramah College Network creates opportunities for staff and alumni to connect year-round
One Conservative rabbi shares his reasons for opposing cremation.
Parents should not get involved with essays, and other expert advice on getting into college
Writing from prison, a Jewish inmate talks about accepting responsibility and seeking forgiveness
The High Holidays remind us we are just temporary guests. Our lives are finite. God’s creation is meant to be enduring.
While “the what” of an object or experience can be important, don’t forget to share “the why” – the vision and purpose informing it.
We need to show up at synagogue in order for there to be enough of us to hold a service. But we might also think of it this way: we need to show up in order for there to be enough of us to hold each other.
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