Rabbi Mark Glickman

Rabbi Mark Glickman is the spiritual leader of Temple B’nai Tikvah in Calgary, Alberta. He is the author of Sacred Treasure: The Cairo Genizah (Jewish Lights, 2011) and Stolen Words: The Nazi Plunder of Jewish Books (JPS, 2016), and is currently writing on a book about the Jewish calendar.

Lessons from the Crusty Page of an Ancient Haggadah

Rabbi Mark Glickman
March 24, 2021
Sometime during the Middle Ages, a Jew in Cairo acknowledged the fact that joy usually comes with a dose of pain, and pain with joy, so they took a bite of that seder concoction, and left its dribblings for me to see in New York.

22,202 CE: A Year With No Rosh HaShanah

Rabbi Mark Glickman
September 6, 2020

Soon, Jews around the world will celebrate the beginning of the Jewish new year, 5781, and many of us will do so not from our synagogues as usual, but rather from our homes, looking into our computer screens courtesy of Zoom or some other streaming technology.