Archive: August 2021

10 Awakenings for the Days of Awe: Texts to awaken us to repentance in 5781

Posted on August 11, 2021

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Ritual: Reopening the Synagogue

Posted on August 4, 2021

Havdalah for emerging from COVID isolation.  Click here for more.

Ritual: Re-dedication of Our Homes

Posted on August 4, 2021

Rituals and liturgical sources for the rededication of our homes post-COVID.  Click here for more.

Ritual: Breaking Social Distance Boundaries

Posted on August 4, 2021

Kavannot and activities for when we are with others with no mask. Click here for more.

Festivals at home (58th Century Judaism/Rabbi Josh Weiner)

Posted on June 7, 2021

Since the Covid pandemic struck Jewish communities around the world, synagogue-based ritual life was interrupted. People stopped relying on experts and professionals to do Judaism for them. Along with a very real crisis, there were also some opportunities for Jews to take festival practice into their own hands. As each festival came up, I wrote Continue Reading »

Chevruta: Reflecting on the past year (Congregation Or Hadash, Sandy Springs, GA)

Posted on May 27, 2021

We’re calling it “Chevruta” – essentially, we’re bringing together small focus groups to study text and use the text to process the learnings and takeaways from this past year that we want to inform our communal life moving forward. Here’s the program outline:Rough outline of the program here.Text study sheet here.

High Holidays at Home (PJ Library)

Posted on September 2, 2020

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The Akedah Project (Jewish Live)

Posted on August 27, 2020

The Akedah Project – exploring the story of the binding of Isaac from a variety of perspectives from prominent scholars, teachers, thinkers, activists, and artists

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Puzzle Packets (Congregation Bnai Torah, Sandy Springs, GA)

Posted on August 18, 2020

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Puzzle Packets