By Janet Kolodner I found rhubarb at Whole Foods last week, the first of the season!! And today I made a batch of rhubarb sauce. It’s easy to make; similar to applesauce, you cut the rhubarb in pieces, put a little water over it, add a cinnamon stick (or not), let it come to a boil, […]

Speak to the Israelite people and say to them: When you enter the land that I am giving to you and you reap its harvest, you shall bring the first sheaf of your harvest to the priest. (Leviticus 23:109) In the spring, after Passover, when Jews began to harvest barley, the first sheaf (omer) of […]

Leora Mallach was invited to join the Kenissa: Communities of Meaning Network, which connects individuals who are leading contemporary efforts to re-define Jewish life. The Kenissa Network identifies and convenes leaders of new organizations and communities and creates a capacity building network to help these emerging communities of meaning thrive. Communities of meaning are networks of individuals that are […]