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.”


Michelle Tandowsky, Congregant Story 5779

Michelle Tandowsky

Holidays, especially, are a time for community. And – on this holiday – I want to tell you about my connection to this community, to all of you. One sunny morning several years ago, I was here at PTS for a working meeting in the temple office. Once everyone arrived, we realized our group was […]


Finding Jewish Resilience

We shouldn’t be afraid of the difficult. We are built for it.


The Art of Forgiveness

Learning to forgive ourselves may just make it easier for us to forgive other people.