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Early Childhood Educators at the Core of the Community

By Sarah Koffler Apples often symbolize educators and generally come to life in autumn, just…

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שַׁבָּת שָׁלוֹם ~ Shabbat Shalom, 29 Elul 5780

Shanah Tovah | שנה טובא For six months we have been making our way through…

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The Dialectic Truth of Rosh Hashanah

By Dina Rudolph As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many of us struggle with varied emotions.…

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Amplifying a Commitment to Anti-Racism in the JCC Movement

By Cherisse Smith “When we revolt it’s not for a particular culture. We revolt simply…

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שַׁבָּת שָׁלוֹם ~ Shabbat Shalom, 22 Elul 5780

Ani le-dodi ve-dodi li | אני לדודי ודודי לי I Am My Beloved’s and My…

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Parashat Nitzavim-Vayeilech: Choosing to Be the Good in Life

By Jane E. Herman “I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day:…

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JResponse® Joins Efforts to Serve the Riverdale Y Community

By Annette McCann and Mark S. Young On Monday, August 24, five members of the…

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The Making of a Jewish Chaplain in the U.S. Navy

By Alex Hamilton I grew up in Oklahoma City as the son of an insurance…

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Parashat Ki Teitzei (Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19)

“You must not hand over, to his master, a slave who has taken refuge with…

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May We Find Relief and Respite, Cure and Blessings in the New Year

By Leah Garber Autumn’s wandering birds carry foreign scents and a touch of mystery. What…

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