Religion & Beliefs

It’s Parshonal: Ha’azinu, and Appreciating the Ordinary

Even the ordinary, boring things, even the rocks, are Hashem’s creations, which means they must be necessary.

Yom Kippur: From the Horniest Holiday to the Holiest

In the Jewish world, Yom Kippur is the one night a year that a Jew can have revolting breath and no other Jew can say anything about it.

It’s Parshonal: Vayeilech and Learning to Let Go

Like the old Yiddish adage says, “Man plans, and G-d laughs.”

It’s Parshonal: Nitzavim

The intersection of divrei Torah and my self-centered personal reflections.

Could I Stay Orthodox in a Secular College?

Despite warnings from friends and rabbis alike, I went to a school with little Orthodox presence.

‘Creatures Neither of Heaven Nor of Earth’

A visit to meet a friend’s new nose

‘The Dairy’—An Original Poem for Shavuot

Memories of a kibbutz

Why ‘Call the Midwife’ Makes Me Feel Jewish

The show offers what Jewish TV has so little of—religion.