What is Your Offering?

What is Your Offering? By Rabbi Yonina Foster YHVH, God, tells Moshe, “Va’asuli mikdash, v’shochanti b’tocham.” (“Make for Me a Holy Place so that I may dwell within, among, between them.”) Moshe hears this amid the cloud into which he walked high up on the mountain....

Hearing the Five Voices

Hearing the Five Voices By Rabbi Sara Rich Today, early risers will turn their focus to Pennsylvania, to hear the prediction of the nation’s most famous animal meteorologist, Punxsutawney Phil. When Punxsutawney Phil leaves his den and sees his shadow, he runs back...

Marking Time

Marking Time By Rabbi Brent Gutmann This week, we have been celebrating the New Year of the trees, Tu Bishvat.  So too, in last week’s Torah portion we read, “This month shall mark for you the beginning of the months; it shall be the first of the months of the year...

Two Saturdays: One Question

Two Saturdays: One Question By Gon Erez Next week, Saturday, January 27th, will be International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which will mark the 79th anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz by the Red Army. It will also be 113 days since the atrocious Hamas attack...

Let’s Swim

Let’s Swim By Zoe Felber Bluffestone Humans are made up of about 60% water. It flows throughout our body: in our muscles and bones, in our heart and our brain. We are made up of water–this life force. Water connects us all. But after the attacks on October 7th, all of...