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Rosh Hashanah

In this strangest of Yamim Nora’im (“Days of Awe”), a season of caution and isolation that would have been a dystopian fantasy less than a year ago, my mind turns over and over certain snippets of the High Holy Days l...

Posted on 15 September 2020, By Rabbi Peretz Rodman
Parashat Beshallaḥ

First, a joke: Haredi Jews in Jerusalem in 1967, at the outbreak of the Six Day War, run from their yeshiva crying to the public, “Friends, we can’t rely on miracles! Start zogn Tehillim [reciting Psalms]!”     &...

Posted on 5 February 2020, By Rabbi Peretz Rodman