"Shabbat" Tagged Content
Becoming a ‘Jewish Optimist’ in COVID Times
How can Jewish practice and culture encourage more playfulness, rest and hope?
How Blessing Children on Shabbat Models Unconditional Love
Like the paradigmatic blessing for rain, the Shabbat practice of blessing children offers the gift of love in exchange for nothing.
Thoughtful, Hopeful, Jewish: Navigating between Reason and Optimism in Scary Times
How do we navigate between reason and optimism as they crash against each other?
Jewish Ritual Can Help Us Bridge the Character Gap
How good are we? And how can ritual help us become better?
Would Oliver Sacks Call Himself “Religious”?
When it comes to religious rituals, the goal is to see, “How is this impacting my life, my outlook, or my connection with others?”
Technology and Jewish Values – A Conversation with Professor Steven Goldman
Technologies penetrate every aspect of our lives, often in ways we aren’t even aware of. What Jewish values can and should guide our use of technology?
Why Time Isn’t Money
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?
Give Your Brain a Rest
While hard work is the way ideas get actualized, rest is an effective way for us to evaluate our ideas.