Poem

The Neighborhood Kvetch

By On September 4, 2018

The town was finally sick of the constant complaining. And this time, the rabbi was on their side.… Read More

Sun on horizon seen through tree branches
Essay

A Quilt & A Death Connected Me To The Spirit of Elul

By On September 3, 2018

It is Elul, that month for soul searching and review of one’s spiritual progress. I wasn't feeling it. At. All.… Read More

Poem

What Our Siddur Has Drunk

By On September 3, 2018

Our siddur has drunk us even as we drink from it.… Read More

Guest Post

Davening Is Too Long For Me

By On September 3, 2018

Is it still possible to find meaning in davening when we need all the time just to say the words?… Read More

self love and elul
Essay

Can I Use Elul To Learn Self-Love?

By On August 31, 2018

Here I am; cringing as I attempt to flip my perspective upside down. As I turn the self-criticism dial to the right, and wonder would it would look like to spend the… Read More

Poem

Gevirah / Queen

By On August 30, 2018

The crown adorns she who keeps going.… Read More

Poem

Hunt for the World’s Last Kugel

By On August 29, 2018

I might be in our apocalyptic future, foraging for food in ashes and not crunching charred crust in my teeth. Everything is artisan when it's one of a kind… Read More

Culture

Darshan’s New Music Video Reveals Portals To The Divine

By On August 28, 2018

The video for Hapax Legomenon is a hauntingly beautiful peek into the soul of the Universe.… Read More

Guest Post

Artists Can Still Be Tzaddikim

By On August 27, 2018

Living with and expressing imperfection is a necessary step towards holiness.… Read More

List

Thoughts I’ve Had While Davening On Rosh Hashana

By On August 27, 2018

a true story and perhaps a cautionary tale… Read More

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