Religion

Savor and Enjoy

Savor and Enjoy

A bicycle ride from Jerusalem to Eilat brings Israel and the environment powerfully into focus. The Torah tells us Adam, the first human, was created from Adamah (ground). Rabbi Arthur Waskow, noticing the pun, calls Adam the “first earthling.” Being “of” the earth is...

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Making Chanukah with Children Meaningful

Making Chanukah with Children Meaningful

By Sarah Gershman Chanukah’s proximity to Christmas complicates things for the Festival of Lights. For those who try to make Chanukah more like Christmas, it inevitably seems to fall short. While Chanukah is traditionally not one of the most central holidays of the...

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