Category Archives: Faith

How to Use Summer for Spiritual Growth

There is spiritual growth that can only be accomplished in the summertime From the moment that Passover started, the Omer clock started, the countdown started to Shavuot. That period of…

Saying Psalms in a Mosque: A Jewish, Muslim, Christian Collaboration

In an era of increasingly incendiary divisions  —  creating bridges becomes even more important. Marking the twenty-fourth anniversary of the Khojaly massacre, a group of Jews, Muslims and Christians gathered…

Mishkan and Microchips

Moshe assembled the entire congregation of Israel to give the second set of tablets. He proceeded to recount in detail what G!d wanted of them which includes keeping the Sabbath…

God’s Business Advice to Moshe

This shall they give…a half Shekel. (Parsha Ki Tisa: Ex. 30:13) God showed Moshe a coin made from fire, teaches the Midrash, showing him the amount that everyone must give…

What Does it Mean to be a Jew? Yehuda, Yosef and God’s Hidden Plan

“Vayigash eilav Yehudah, Then Yehudah approached him…” (Breishit 44:18) One of the names that the Jewish people are known by is “Yehudim”. Our sages teach us that the word “Yehudim” comes from…

5 Ways to Keep the Spiritual Momentum of the High Holidays

The High Holidays and Sukkot have ended. This marathon of Jewish holy days earned many of us an increased spiritual awareness, sensitivity, and commitment. But how can we maintain that…