Tisha B’Av Story

Tisha B’Av Story

Tisha B’Av – A Jewish Memorial Day Tisha B’Av is a day of Jewish mourning. It falls on the 9th day in the Hebrew month of Av which, this year begins at sundown on Wednesday, July 29 and continues through Thursday, July 30. There are mourning customs associated with...
Shavuot

Shavuot

Shavuot in the New Millennium or “Who Wrote the Book of Love?”   As we celebrate Shavuot this year, take time to Read the Book of Ruth. It is the traditional reading for this festival. The Book of Ruth takes us back to the beauty and mystery of love. Love that...
Tu B’Shevat

Tu B’Shevat

The Kabbalah and Tu B’Shevat – What  our mystics say about The Birthday of the Trees Back in the day when many of us went to Sunday School our teachers explained that the festival of Tu B’Shevat celebrates the birthday or the New Year for the trees. But did you...
Queen Esther Italian Legacy

Queen Esther Italian Legacy

The Queen Esther Italian Legacy w/International Women’s Day (*Scroll to bottom of page to hear the “Radio Rabbi” Purim Show) In his compelling book, Triangle:  The Fire that Changed America,  David Von Drehle reminds his readers in vivid detail of the...