Going Deep During the Days of Awe

Going Deep During the Days of Awe

In some ways, it feels as though we’ve hit rock bottom this year. But if a pit is dug deep enough, we can sometimes find life-giving water at the bottom.

Lessons from the Shofar: Unheard Voices

Lessons from the Shofar: Unheard Voices

When we hear the shofar this year, may we each hear the cries of those whose voices we’ve willfully or unknowingly ignored.

Together Against Hunger: A New Kind of Food Drive

Together Against Hunger: A New Kind of Food Drive

When I think about the coming months, I’m inspired to not simply “return to normal” but to build a “new normal” that proactively centers human dignity.

Embracing Discomfort.

Embracing Discomfort.

Some dismiss or even erase uncomfortable texts, but it is not the goal of Jewish education to help us feel comfortable.

The Price of Freedom.

The Price of Freedom.

As much as we may want to believe it has been achieved, it is clear our freedom is still a work in progress and isn’t evenly distributed among all citizens. 

Digital Wellness: Using Technology for Good

Digital Wellness: Using Technology for Good

The days of rationing screen time as a behavioral intervention for kids and teens have passed. In its place is the burgeoning concept of digital wellness.

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