Category: August 2015

Discovering Selflessness

I had looked forward to my year in seminary with great anticipation because I knew that living and learning in Israel would open up a whole new world to me. In fact, everyone I encountered informed me that my “gap year”…

How NOT To Plan A Bar/Bat Mitzvah in 13 Easy Steps

By Stephanie Lewis   When our fifth child turned 12, we searched for a more meaningful and less materialistic experience than our other children had. You know—the synagogue ceremony followed by the huge dining/dancing affair in a social hall.  …


It would take a Brooklyn jury to determine that a financial institution was responsible for allowing the funding of terrorism