Ski-In, Ski-Out: Shavuot

What does a multimillion dollar ski chalet in Park City, Utah have to do with the Jewish holiday of Shavuot?

Shavuot – The Empty Landscape – Sivan

Pesach has matza, the Seder, the four cups of wine, "Ma nishtana.…" Succot has the Four Species and the succah. Shavuot, however, has no single identifying mitzva, no recognizable landmark in its scenery. Why?

Meron: The Aftermath

What should we do when the pain, grief, and questions threaten to overwhelm us?

Why Bad Things Happen to Good People – Parshat Bechukotai

Nothing is as challenging to our faith as seeming injustice and tragedy. How does a believing person reconcile an apparently cruel world with an Omnipotent and Merciful Creator?

Thoughts Matter: Parshat Emor

Why can’t the High Priest marry a widow?