Shumel Hain discusses how we can bridge the "Tragic Gap" between the world envisioned in the blessing on budding fruit tress and our current reality of pandemic and tragedy
Noah Marlowe offers a personal reflection on the experience of simultaneously studying Hilkhot Aveilut and coping with loss from a clinical social work perspective. He explores the similarities and differences between the two lenses and how they could each benefit from being in conversation with each other.
Meshulam Gotlieb responds to Shaul Seidler-Feller with his own interpretation of Shas' 2019 political campaign.
Shira Hecht-Koller and Aaron Koller explore the worship of the Kohen Gadol through the voice of Ishay Ribo.
David Wolkenfeld ponders his synagogue's next choice in siddur.
Shaul Seidler-Feller Introduction Early last week, a friend forwarded me a recently-published video produced in Israel. When it began to play, I was quickly taken in...
Elli Fischer examines the interplay between Talmudic Halakhah and Aggadah.
Zach Truboff draws on personal experience in considering the place of Yizkor on Yom Tov.
Award-winning poet Yehoshua November offers his thoughts on the connection between mystical intimacy and poetry.
Eliyahu Freedman compares hospital chaplains to the Kohanim.