About Joe Winkler

Days Of Awe(some) Books: A High Holiday Reading List

By September 26, 2011

David Foster Wallace, Moby-Dick, and of course some Kafka: This ain’t your typical Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur reading list. Read More

Shul Hopping: Reconstructing Ideas About Reconstructionist Judaism

By September 12, 2011

Of all the shul hopping adventures, my foray into the world of Reconstructionist Judaism felt the most foreign. Read More

Shul Hopping: Wailing At The Wall

By August 30, 2011

If you’re gonna shul hop, sooner or later you have to go to the O.G. Read More

Shul Hopping #5: Getting Conservative

By August 18, 2011

Believing I had taken premature swipes at the Conservative service, I chose a Conservative synagogue known for its younger, more spiritual, livelier crowd for this week’s shul hop. Read More

Freud In Narnia

By August 4, 2011

What happens when Freud talks to CS Lewis? Read More

Shul Hopping: Synagogues Of The Bourgeois

By August 3, 2011

When a synagogue looks like it’s fit for a king, it might not be good for shul hopping. Read More

Shul Hopping #3: Rolling With The Hasids

By July 27, 2011

For this week’s shul hop, after the calm of the wilderness I sought out the controlled chaos of a Chasidic shul. Read More

Shul Hopping #2: Lost In The Woods

By July 20, 2011

If you want to remove technology from your life for Shabbat, what better place than the woods? Read More