Ahava is in the Air!

Ahava is in the Air! By Miriam Abramovich I’ve had love on my mind lately. It could be the daze of these [really] warm summer days, or, the cascade of lovely moments that have collided in my life over the last few weeks: 70th birthday celebrations for my parents,...

Why I Fast on Tisha B’Av

Why I Fast on Tisha B’Av By Mike Steklof, Ed.D. Even though I fast on Tisha B’Av each year, I do not mourn the destruction of the Temple nor do I connect to the Judaism of the Temple with pilgrimages and sacrifices.  Rather I connect with the Judaism of the...

Journeys Out of Egypt

Journeys Out of Egypt By Rus Devorah Wallen I’m Rus Devorah Wallen, and I’d like to share my T for 2, my Torah thought for two minutes, more or less. Listen Here! This week is another double header. The names of the portions are Matos and Masei.  Matos...

Creating a Beloved Buffalo

Creating a Beloved Buffalo By Rachel Beerman At the Belonging Conference this past April, I had the privilege to co-lead the session Allyship: Creating Beloved Community Here in Buffalo with Corey Auerbach and Samantha White. It was a powerful experience to engage in...

Action Guided by Love

Action Guided by Love July 8, 2022 Jewish Thought of the Week | My Jewish Buffalo By Rob Goldberg I’ve always been drawn to the Jewish way of leadership, one that blends behavior and action.  The Hebrew word for leadership is מַנְהִיגוּת (manhigut). The root is...