My daughter alerted me to a New York Times essay by Bari Weiss, "A Dress Rehearsal for our Deaths". The piece was revelatory for her because she had not understood the holidays in that way. I said to myself, "My daughter is now becoming an adult." The essay is ...continue reading "What is the Joy of Sukkot?"
Yom Kippur comes at the end of a spiritual pilgrimage that begins at Rosh Hashanah and some say much earlier in the summer. That pilgrimage, if we choose to walk its path is about Teshuvah-about changing, turning, transforming. Teshuvah for the most part is acted out with other human beings. We ...continue reading "Walking the Spiritual Pilgrimage of This Season"