Rabbi Reflections: ‘Have we been truly living?’

Enjoyment of the beauties of nature, . . . flower-decorated meadows, majestic mountains, flowing rivers — all these are essential to the spiritual development of even the...

Passover 2021 – Rabbi Reflections Congregation Beth Ahabah and Congregation Brith...

From our Seder table(s) to yours, wishing you a zissen (sweet) Pesach. We hope you enjoy our video, as much as we enjoy making...

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: Embracing individual destiny

By Rabbi Dennis Beck-Berman Congregation Brith Achim On the Fourth of July, we celebrate the birth of American independence. As Americans we are blessed with the freedom...

When was your last Spiritual?

By Rabbi Yossel Kranz Chabad of Virginia I recently had my annual physical. Aside from the masks, it was the usual checkup—height, weight, blood pressure, cholesterol,...

Passover 2021 – Rabbi Reflections Congregation Or Atid

Happy Passover!  If you think about it, using this word to name our holiday is a bit strange.  The word “Passover” is the English...

Passover 2021 – Rabbi Reflections Chabad Community Synagogue

Passover, the joyous Jewish festival of freedom, marks our ancestors’ liberation from Egyptian bondage and the birth of our nationhood and special relationship with...

Reentry Anxiety

By Rabbi Ahuva Zaches Congregation Or Ami Compared to this time last year, we are in a much better place with regard to the pandemic. A significant percentage...

Passover 2021 – Rabbi Reflections Temple Beth-El

Relational Redemption Rabbi Michael Knopf Among the lessons we learn from the Passover story is the critical importance of encountering, forming relationships with, and learning from...

Passover 2021 – Rabbi Reflections Keneseth Beth Israel

Speak Truth to Power By Rabbi Dovid S. Asher When Moshe goes to Pharaoh to speak truth to power on behalf of the Jewish people, it...