With the approach of Passover, Chabad in Medford is in full pre-holiday-madness mode. So much has to be done–house cleaning, Seder preparation, shopping and more shopping. This year, children will play a special role in […]
Parashat Ki Tisa Ex. 30:11-34:35 At the height of Parashat Ki Tisa is a particularly dramatic passage. Picture the iconic scene: Moshe, after 40 days of receiving God’s revelation atop Mt. Sinai, descends with two […]
Judaism believes in an afterlife, which is usually called “The World to Come.” The details of what exactly happens there are sketchy, but a midrash claims that there is one holiday that we will continue […]
By JAYNE JACOVA FELD Voice staff Seeking to appeal to unaffiliated Jews with a progressive approach to Jewish communal life, Rabbi Larry Sernovitz announced he is forming an “emerging Jewish community” that is […]
By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN JTA The morning of her conversion, Diana Sewell was so nervous she “was running around like a headless chicken” in her Australia home. Meanwhile, some 9,000 miles away in Georgia, her rabbi […]
by Rabbi Nathan Weiner, Congregation Beth Tikvah Parashat Shemot Ex. 1:1-6:1 On Jan. 7, a Jewish couple from Rockville, MD, found a note on their car from white supremacists, angry that the couple supports the […]
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Parashat Shmini Lev. 9:1-11-47 We are fortunate in today’s world that more packaged foods have kosher marks (hechshers) than ever before. It gives those people who keep kosher a nice level of comfort when they […]