Jewish tradition is about confronting rather than denying negative events, not to be morbid, but as a way to reconcile with one’s past in order to move forward.
How are memory’s weaknesses actually its strengths, and how can we embrace them?
A conversation between Rabbi Geoffrey Mitelman and Dr. David DeSteno about how religious rituals are designed to help us find relief, connection and solace.
Right now we are living with communal grief, if not also personal grief. It is hard to see our holiness, but it is there.
Ritual telescopes time and place, bringing together past, present and future, sacred space and wherever we happen to be.
How can the workplace and our other social institutions help dispel the myth that everyone is just in it for themselves?
What scientific and religious tools can we use to help us deal with trauma?