Shema, Yisrael, Adonai Eloheinu, Adonai echad! Hear, O Israel, the Eternal is our God, the Eternal is One! When I served Temple Beth Solomon of the Deaf in Southern California, I worked to learn how to say my prayers in ASL, American… Read More ›
We have more important things to do than merely to consume goods and services.
Why pray for rain, when you’re under three feet of snow?
The Jewish prayer service may look aimless to a newcomer, but actually it follows a very specific order.
What does the Sh’ma mean to you?
What does “Shema” mean, really?
Judaism is full of small rituals, and sometimes those little rituals can make newcomers to the community feel like outsiders.