Pinocchio’s Jewish Roots

Pinocchio’s Jewish Roots

It was Mamodines, the Rambam, who said, ”Nothing can stand in the way of teshuvah.” Our sages teach that God is open to Teshuva, which has been described as the spiritual change in someone’s behavior. In fact, our rabbis teach us that God is open to Teshuvah from any...
Reclaiming Shabbat

Reclaiming Shabbat

Reclaiming Shabbat Rabbi Barbara Aiello For Harvey it was the sweet smell of the challah.  “I’d come in the door and, Oh, that smell! When I think of Shabbat it’s my mother’s challah that always comes to mind.” “It might sound silly but it was the newspaper on the...