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The People of the Book

By Sara Sless The Jewish people often are referred to as “The People of the…

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Parashat Emor: What Is Our Role in Marking the Passage of Time?

By Rabbi Ashira Konigsburg Since the pandemic, I’ve heard many people remark on how time…

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Acharei Mot/Kedoshim: Self-Care Is the Best Way to Care for Others

By Rabbi Barbara Speyer The double portion of Acharei Mot/Kedoshim (Leviticus 16:1-18:30) contains many laws…

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Five Cool Things to Do on the ProCon Conference Platform

By Jane E. Herman With less than a week to go before more than 2,500…

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Parashat Tazria/Metzora: Words Matter, Choose Them Carefully

Rabbi Bonnie Koppell If we knew with certainty, with absolute certainty, that we could 100%…

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So, You Want to be a Jewish Communal Professional?

By Sue Gelsey I attended a Jewish overnight camp for many years and worked there…

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One Human Tapestry: Resilient, Enduring, and Hopeful

By Leah Garber When I’m gone, Something inside you, Something inside you, Will die with…

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שַׁבָּת שָׁלוֹם ~ Shabbat Shalom, 27 Nisan 5781

  Days of Memory   I remember being dazzled by magicians as a child. The…

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Parashat Shemini: Do You Need to Apologize? Be Sure to Listen First

By Rabbi Bonnie Koppell How hard, or easy, is it for you to say, “I…

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Women’s History Month: Celebrating the Women in the JCC Movement

By Orit Lender As we observe Women’s History Month, it is important to celebrate the…

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