What Is Mourning?
Jewish Holidays

What Is Mourning?

We’re deep into the 9 Days now, a period of mourning for the loss of the Temple in Jerusalem as well as all the other losses the Jewish people have endured.  There are laws about what we should refrain from doing during this period, from not listening to music, to not washing clothes, eating meat, … Continue reading

Every Day Has Its Song
Torah

Every Day Has Its Song

Every day is given its own song In Hebrew, the Shir Shel Yom they say every word of Torah was sung As G-d sung the world into creation A neverending song Song sung without lips, words without sound a frequency beyond our hearing even a dog’s ears cannot hear without song, nothing would be existence … Continue reading

Everyday Holiness
Chassidus

Everyday Holiness

One of the things I love most about Judaism is the awareness and intention it can bring to even the most mundane and everyday of tasks.  Growing up, “religion” was something that was always separate from everyday life.  We went to church on certain days and not others.  We prayed only on certain days or … Continue reading