One smell always takes me home: Montreal smoked meat. Smoky, salty, peppered, and spicy, the marbled charcuterie draws me in like nothing else.
Reform Judaism has been committed to positive engagement across religious lines since its founding in Germany. Today, this work involves members of many faith communities.
Grateful to the URJ and my loyal readers throughout the last 17 years, I have decided to reduce the frequency of the “Galilee Diary” from monthly to occasionally.
Kits for Kids provides local children with a little something they can call their own and a starter kit to help them through a difficult period of transition.
In telling the story of the Six-Day War, there are anomalies that have faded into the recesses of memory. They're worth reviving to deepen our understanding of an event that changed Jewish history.
Our synagogue runs a group for temple members aged 48 and up who are anticipating – or already experiencing – the challenges of growing older without family to rely upon for practical and emotional support.
In their new country, our immigrant ancestors adapted recipes, cooking styles, and even their taste buds to a new cuisine. The kitchen, however, was only the beginning.
With so many "revolutionary” musicals to enjoy, I’ve taken to musing about the value of independence they so dramatically explore.