Following the tradition of speaking to Jewish communal leaders on the eve of the High Holidays, President Joe Biden made his first such call last Thursday.
Synagogues across the country are re-evaluating their plans for in-person High Holiday services as the Delta variant spreads.
Known as the “Kosher Baker,” Paula Shoyer goes beyond desserts in her new book, The Instant Pot Kosher Cookbook. Paula demonstrate how to prepare beet and quinoa salad as well as tzimmes, using an instant pot. Don’t have an instant pot? No worries! Paula also share how to make these dishes the traditional way. Perfect for prepping for the upcoming Jewish holidays.
For the past six weeks, members of Beth Sholom Congregation & Talmud Torah in Potomac, Maryland, have attended services in the parking lot.
Accusations of treason, disloyalty and espionage are nothing new for the president. In the aftermath of the Ukraine call affair and the impeachment process triggered by it, Trump hurled these accusations at the whistleblower who first reported the issue, and at those who shared the information with the whistleblower.
Upcoming Jewish landmarks, such as Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, are particularly conducive to this mindset of renewal. As the season approaches and the High Holidays near, we are prompted to consider our actions and outline steps to fix what needs amending.
With the High Holidays on the horizon—and with the current political climate in mind—we asked our “Ask the Rabbis” editor to reflect on some of her favorite pieces of rabbinical wisdom.