This Year in Israel: Gates

Wandering through Jerusalem, I realied that gates invite us to stop on our journey and take stock of where we’ve been and where we should go next. But the choice of direction is entirely up to us.

Waking Up

The month of Elul provides an opportunity – or perhaps a nudge – to wake up and pay attention.

The Shofar and the Snake

What would you do if you had just one month left to live? This Elul, Rabbi Da-vid asks us to think and live like that today.

Minnesota Mamaleh: About a Bad Day

It’s easy to talk about the halo-glowing parts of being a mom. Ding! But some days just aren’t like that. It does a soul some good to share *those* days, too.