In the recent Pew study, 75 percent of Jews report “a strong sense of belonging to the Jewish people,” yet a much smaller percentage belong to synagogues. Rabbi Michael Knopf describes what he thinks synagogues could do to flourish again.
Does watching others’ absurdities keep us from the hard work of looking at ourselves – the central goal of this High Holiday season? Rabbi Eric Yanoff explores the answer in the context of reality T.V. vs. real life.
A blend of Jewish thought and rabbinic insight into contemporary issues that touch our society both locally and globally. Area rabbis with a wide range of affiliations will share their views in this communal blog, run in conjunction with the Board of Rabbis of Greater Philadelphia.
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