From Our Rabbis

Strength in Unity

By Rabbi Yona Matusof

Thursday, June 25 - 3 Tammuz, is the anniversary of the passing of the Rebbe—Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of Righteous Memory.

As we continue to experience unprecedented chaos, there are some things that remain steadfast and firm—the solid belief in the unity of …

Rising Above our Doubts

By Rabbi Andrea Steinberger

I was having a conversation last week over Zoom with a friend I’ve known for over 20 years. She and I were talking about the many, many challenges for us human beings in these months ahead: Of staying healthy. Of keeping our jobs. Of fighting for racial justice…

How to Be a Peace Maker

By Rabbi Andrea Steinberger

Many of us are grieving the death of George Floyd and the deaths of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony Robinson, and many others. We are living through a tumultuous time of a worldwide pandemic and also a time of civic engagement and a national protest movement…

Building Resiliency In Uncertain Times

By Rabbi Laurie Zimmerman

Rabbi Laurie Zimmerman delivered this talk at the Community Tikkun Leil Shavuot: Building Resiliency in Uncertain Times on May 28, 2020.

I could have never imagined that I would grab a hand-sewn mask and a bottle of sanitizer before leaving the house to run an err…


By Rabbi Jonathan Biatch

This past weekend, I was watching a new series on one of the streaming services when one element of this program immediately caught my eye, and my tongue got caught in my throat instantly.

A young man was meeting the father of his love interest for the first time,…