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Jun 20, 2019
‘To Greet the Sabbath’
From the Shabbat Queen to women "writing Shabbat," women are privileged to play a role in shaping the personal, communal, and national Shabbat of our day.
Jul 30, 2014
L’cha Dodi and the Kabbalist Background to Kabbalat Shabbat
The Mystical Background of L’cha Dodi and Kabbalat Shabbat
Nov 14, 2013
Aleinu and the Religious Vision of God’s Universal Kingdom
Sep 9, 2009
Afflict Your Soul, But Don’t You Dare Endanger Your Life
The mitzvah of afflicting one's soul does not undermine the principle that Shabbat and Yom Kippur are not intended by God to cause physical or emotional damage.