Rabbi Nachman of Breslov (1772 - 1810) was the great-grandson of the Baal Shem Tov. In his short life he became one of the most creative, influential and profound [...]
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OCTOBER Robert Frost O hushed October morning mild, Thy leaves have ripened to the fall; Tomorrow’s wind, if it be wild, Should waste them all. The crows above the [...]
Describing Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel (z”l), Krista Tippet, host of On Being, writes: “A mystic, a 20th-century religious intellectual, a social change agent, Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel marched alongside [...]
[I am pleased to relinquish my column-space this month to my friend and FJC member Dr. Mike Fishbein, who has an important message to share about another friend and [...]
If all goes according to plan, by the time this Newsletter reaches you I will have spent the better part of Tuesday, June 25 in Gardiner Auditorium in the [...]
Spring Linda Pastan (from Heroes in Disguise. © Norton, 1991) Just as we lose hope she ambles in, a late guest dragging her hem of wildflowers, her torn veil [...]
Shiru l’Adonai shir chadash...sing to the Eternal a new song.... (Psalm 96:1) For the past eight years our High Holy Day services were graced by the voice, artistry and [...]
Thinking back on more than six-decades-worth of Passover sederim I have attended or led, quite a few stand out in my memory: the warm family sederim of my childhood [...]
As I write this column I am anticipating an opportunity on February 20 to mix pleasure with “business”. The pleasure involves seeing a number of friends, current and former [...]
FJC Offers its members another HUC-JIR College Commons Course: Why Bother? Judaism in an Age of Choice Thursdays throughout March, 2019, 2-4pm in Speen Hall / FJC Members only [...]