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Is gift giving a part of your Chanukah celebration? I have some suggestions for bringing more meaning to the eight nights. The gifts I'm recommending are intangible.
The Last Ember - A Book Review
This book is packed full of .... everything. After reading this review, you'll want to pick up this book today!
The Traveler's Prayer - Tefilat HaDerech
The Traveler's Prayer is recited during any journey that is approximately three miles or more.
A Sacred Duty - A Review
A review of the film - A Sacred Duty - as shown on the the Jewish Vegetarians of North America website. This documentary addresses global warming from a Jewish perspective.
Making Prayer Easy
It is not uncommon to struggle with prayer. If you have trouble connecting with traditional prayers, I have a few suggestions that might help.
Morning Prayer -Modeh Ani
Modeh Ani is the morning prayer we recite before we even get out of bed. What does it mean and why is it such an important part of our morning prayers?
Do you refrain from walking under ladders? What happens when you see a black cat? Do you panic if you spill salt? Though they are not logical, they are habits that are hard to break. Here are the origins of some of my favorite Jewish superstitions.
Noah and the Flood
Most of us can recall the story of Noah and the Flood from our childhood. There are more pieces to this tale than building an ark, surviving a flood, and seeing a rainbow at the end.
Customs of Shemini Atzeret
The reading of the book of Ecclesiastes and the addition of Tefilat HaGeshem are two common customs connected with Shemini Atzeret.
Mitzvot of Sukkot
There are three mitzvot connected to the holiday of Sukkot: rejoicing, dwelling, and the gathering of the species.
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