Perhaps we need a Yom Kippur for humanity, so we can then, acting as one, resolve to do better and protect our future.
When time proves to be dizzyingly complex, we can find firm footing in the grounded truth and quiet expanse of Shabbat.
This prayer recited as day turns to night helps to acknowledge moments of transition we often miss.
In the spring, on Passover and on Opening Day, everything feels possible.
How would future Jews, living off-planet, live Jewishly?
Ritual telescopes time and place, bringing together past, present and future, sacred space and wherever we happen to be.
If this time in history is in fact the end of the world, it wouldn’t be the first time.
It is hard to be handed a 508 million year old fossil from the Burgess Shale and not realize that our problems and ideas are fairly small and short-lived.
How do both science and Judaism influence the way we think about time?
Money doesn’t have value in and of itself — its power comes in what it allows us to do. The question then is, are we using our money to help us do what we truly want to be doing?