On Drug Legalization

By Rabbi Patrick Beaulier, Kehillah I have family members and friends who have struggled with addiction. I have had the honor of sitting with people...

 MOMENTS IN JEWISH TIME IN THE LAND OF ISRAEL

Editor’s Note: The following are a small selection of MOMENTS IN JEWISH TIME IN THE LAND OF ISRAEL By Rabbi Shlomo Pereira, Director of...

Reading the Haggadah with New Eyes Each Year

By Rabbi Ahuva Zaches Congregation Or Ami On the 15th of April, many of us will be sitting around Seder tables and recounting one of the...

Speak Truth to Power: A Message to Prepare Us for...

By Rabbi Dovid S. Asher Keneseth Beth Israel When Moshe goes to Pharaoh to speak truth to power on behalf of the Jewish people, it was...

How to celebrate Purim Katan

  By Rabbi Scott Nagel The Sophia and Nathan Gumenick Senior Rabbi, Congregation Beth Ahabah It is the month of February in the Gregorian calendar, and you...

Happy Sylvester! Happy 2022!

By Rabbi Hal Schevitz How do you say “New Year’s” in Hebrew? What do you think Israelis call it? We celebrate this day on our civil...

Hanukkah: Our individual flames contribute to illuminating our whole world

By Rabbi Michael Knopf There is something special about the first night of Hanukkah, when only one candle is lit. To some, the illumination of...

Remember Jewish Americans who served gallantly in the Armed Forces

By Rabbi Dennis Beck-Berman Congregation Brith Achim This Veterans Day let us remember those Jewish Americans who gallantly served and defended our country. Jewish men and women...

Time for a Booster

By Rabbi Yossel Kranz   Israel is currently administering a third COVID booster shot to millions of citizens over the age of 50, and to those...

Rabbi Reflections: UVA Hillel rededicated to mission, core values

This last year was a challenging one, to say the least.  For an organization whose core strategy is predicated on building strong relationships and...