The Case for Self-Compassion

Rabbi Dan Feder

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


Shabbat Shalom and G’mar Chatimah Tovah

Cantor Anna Zhar

VaYehi Erev VaYehi Voker, Yom Sheni. “And then there was the evening of Kol Nidre and then the morning of Yom Kippur.”


Rosh HaShanah Morning Torah Drash

Rabbi Lisa Delson

This moment in the Torah is so heartbreaking, as a parent, as a human. It almost looks like she is giving up.


We are the Builders that the Jewish Community Needs

Rabbi Liora Alban

The conversation needs to shift. We need Jewish community now more than ever, and, Jewish community needs us.


From Anger to Action

But what I’m asking us to see on this day of reckoning with our emotions, is that anger moves toward action. When we act that gives us hope that it might change in the future.


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 […]


Open-Heartedness by Rabbi Lisa Delson

Living with that heart of stone is a safe. If we don’t like something, we block it, we retreat into our phones, or rant about it on Facebook.


Ginger Roehrig, Congregant Story 5779

Ginger Roehrig

This, I believe, stems from one of PTS’s core values - inclusivity.


Doug Benson, Congregant Story 5779

Doug Benson

My first connection to PTS was song— our collective joyful noise.


Andi Zussman, Congregant Story 5779

Andi Zussman

What I hadn’t expected was that my sense of belonging and connection to the larger PTS family would also grow.