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Tisha b’Av

Every year camp leaders confront a dilemma: what content is appropriate for Tisha b’Av when this fast day occurs during the camp season. Should the campers be expected to fast? The leaders? In many cases, commemorating Tisha b’...

Posted on 11 August 2016, By Rabbi Avi Novis-Deutsch
Mattot Masei

In Mattot and Masei, we read of the final episodes in the 39 years of the Israelites’ wandering since the 12 spies returned from Canaan, up until this new generation who stand on the plain of Moab, looking across the River Jordan, conte...

Posted on 11 August 2016, By Mike Fenster