Q&A: What Is the Purpose of Prayer?

God already knows what’s best for me, so why pray?

Yizkor: The Memorial Prayer Service

A basic explanation of the what, how and why of this meaningful prayer.

My Husband’s Brain Tumor

God is listening, even when I mumble.

Barcheinu: A Beautiful Jewish Music Video

Classic Hebrew lyrics sung to the contemporary song, A Thousand Years.

Crash Course in Jewish Blessings

Why do we bless God? Isn’t He blessing us?

Message from a Bird

Was God even listening to me?

The San Bernardino Massacre And Prayer

Why those who think “God isn’t fixing this” are wrong.

Two Sides to Every Desk: A Rosh Hashanah Parable

My boss summoned me into his office. He stood on one side of the desk and I stood on the other.

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