Judaism puts a lot of stake in celebration. There are days when we are explicitly commanded to be happy (are you ready for Sukkot yet?), mountains periodically skip like rams, and you cannot leave a Jewish wedding without the song running endlessly in your
You shall leave the Peah (corners) of the field– they are for the poor and the stranger among you.
By Rabbi Janice Elster
Below is a meditation on last week's parsha, Matot-Massei (Numbers 30:2-36:13) How many times have we meant to call our legislator, wanted to sign that petition but let it fall to the bottom of our e-mail inbox, planned to sign up
It was January of my sophomore year of college and the thought passed through my mind: What am I going to do this summer? Going back to camp just did not seem like a realistic choice for me; my only options seemed to be a real internship or job.