The Case for Self-Compassion

Rabbi Dan Feder

We’re prone to being a little hard on ourselves, and we have centuries of practice.

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In Memory of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

We will say Kaddish for Ruth Bader Ginsburg during the period of sh’loshim, the first month of mourning. May she be remembered for blessing, and may she inspire us to strive to complete the work of creating a society and world filled with justice.

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Racism In Our Time

Rabbi Dan Feder

"That Justice is a blind goddess, Is a thing to which we black are wise: Her bandage hides two festering sores, That once perhaps were eyes."

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The Importance of Israel in the Continuation of Jewish Peoplehood by Rabbi Dan Feder

All around the world, millions of members of the Jewish people are gathering to pray on this holy day. And, generally speaking, we’re all facing Jerusalem while we do that. It’s an interesting characteristic of who we are as a people. And when we chant the Gevurot prayer we include a line about dew or […]

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The Value of Human Connection

So, when we truly dwell together, as one, not only is God present with us, but God takes joy in our sense of community.

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