A Thank-You Note to My Son A Thank-You Note to My Son Nov 15, 2019|Rabbi Peter Kessler Rabbi Peter Kessler is the senior rabbi at Temple Ohev Sholom in Harrisburg, PA.
Last Words and So Much Love: Saying Goodbye to My Mother Last Words and So Much Love: Saying Goodbye to My Mother Nov 06, 2019|Paula Kaplan-Reiss Paula Kaplan-Reiss is a member of Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple in New Brunswick, N.J. She is a psychologist and the author of The Year I Lost My Breasts… and Got Some New Ones, A Breast Cancer Blog.
Battling Perfection at the Start of the Jewish Year Battling Perfection at the Start of the Jewish Year Oct 15, 2019|Rabbi Sharon G. Forman Rabbi Sharon G. Forman was raised in Norfolk, VA, and was ordained by Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in 1994. She works in the field of Jewish education, and has served as a b’nai mitzvah teacher at Westchester Reform Temple in Scarsdale, NY for the last 12 years. She is the author of Honest Answers to Your Child’s Jewish Questions and The Baseball Haggadah: A Festival of Freedom and Springtime in 15 Innings, which makes the seder accessible for lovers of these two springtime rituals. Her essays on motherhood have appeared in Literary Mama, Mamalode, Mothers Always Write, The Bitter Southerner, Kveller, Parent.co, and ReformJudaism.org. She resides in Westchester County, NY, with her husband and three children.
Choose Life: A Jewish Way to Affirm Coming Out Day Choose Life: A Jewish Way to Affirm Coming Out Day Oct 10, 2019|Alisa Gold
I Spent the Last Day of Summer Break Lobbying My State Senator I Spent the Last Day of Summer Break Lobbying My State Senator Sep 17, 2019|Jonah Bookman
Why Tot Shabbat is Great for Kids – and the Whole Family Why Tot Shabbat is Great for Kids – and the Whole Family Sep 12, 2019|Robert Schurz Robert Schurz is the assistant vice president/writer, content developer for the New York City Economic Development Corporation. He grew up in Huntington, N.Y., and graduated from The State University of New York at Binghamton in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in history.