We knew we wanted our wedding to be a reflection of us and for our families to be woven into the details.
Those of us who use wheelchairs have accepted the idea that we need to find another way to do this, as we are simply unable to assume a standing position. My question, however, is for everyone else.
Having gained valuable insights from his 2018 interview of his mother, Adela, Aron Hirt-Manheimer decided to do a follow-up, and what better time than Mother’s Day?
In Jewish tradition we say that “a good name is better than riches." We hope we gave you names that convey attributes we value and hope to help nurture and develop in you.
Here are some useful answers to one of the questions congregational leaders ask most: “How can we find new leaders?”
If I ask myself, "Do these things spark joy?" that's different than asking if I need or even if I want them, isn't it? And it's definitely different than asking if these things make me happy, right?
People often ask me: How could a good God allow the Holocaust to happen? The best answer to this question, I believe, lies in the biblical story of Cain and Abel.
Planning to offer brief remarks before Kaddish for my mother, I found it much harder to summarize her life than it had been for my father four years earlier.