• “Mirror Threshold - Aperture” by Silvio Wolf
    “Mirror Threshold - Aperture” by Silvio Wolf. 2014. Photograph. Click to view this month's gallery, “Listen.” To read more about the art and the artist, click here
  • “Mirror Threshold 16” by Silvio Wolf
    “Mirror Threshold 16” by Silvio Wolf. 2014. Photograph. Click to view this month's gallery, “Listen.” To read more about the art and the artist, click here
  • “Mirror Threshold - Six Cuts Curtain” by Silvio Wolf
    “Mirror Threshold - Six Cuts Curtain” by Silvio Wolf. 2014. Photograph. Click to view this month's gallery, “Listen.” To read more about the art and the artist, click here
  • “Black Horizon” by Silvio Wolf
    “Black Horizon” by Silvio Wolf. 2014. Photograph. Click to view this month's gallery, “Listen.” To read more about the art and the artist, click here
  • “Mirror Threshold 09” by Silvio Wolf
    “Mirror Threshold 09” by Silvio Wolf. 2014. Photograph. Click to view this month's gallery, “Listen.” To read more about the art and the artist, click here
  • “Mirror Threshold - RCA Self Portrait” by Silvio Wolf
    “Mirror Threshold - RCA Self Portrait” by Silvio Wolf. 2014. Photograph. Click to view this month's gallery, “Listen.” To read more about the art and the artist, click here
  • “Mirror Threshold - Double Light” by Silvio Wolf
    “Mirror Threshold - Double Light” by Silvio Wolf. 2014. Photograph. Click to view this month's gallery, “Listen.” To read more about the art and the artist, click here
  • “Shifting Mirror Threshold” by Silvio Wolf
    “Shifting Mirror Threshold” by Silvio Wolf. 2014. Photograph. Click to view this month's gallery, “Listen.” To read more about the art and the artist, click here
     

Noise & Quiet

Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz
January 12, 2015
         

We have more stimuli than ever. According to the Wall Street Journal, Americans between the ages of 18-24 check their smart phones 53 times a day. How can we pause to think and reflect when there is an incessant flood of emails, text messages, and non-stop social media? Scientists have proposed a name for one More »

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Be Still, and Know that I Am God (Psalm 46:10)

Rabbi Alon C Ferency
January 5, 2015
         

We live in a world starring extroverts: outgoing, gregarious, opinionated types are the ones who make a stir, succeed in job interviews, and win political campaigns.  Even synagogues are run by dog-rabbis, rather than cat-rabbis.  The success of the mega-church movement is predicated on a culture of welcoming, in-your-face friendliness, and ubiquitous “greeters.”  In fact, More »

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The Individual and the Community: A New Synthesis

Richard Lederman
November 20, 2014
         

When I was in graduate school, working part time in the Jewish community, I belonged to an informal, traditional, egalitarian, lay-led minyan that was part of a Conservative synagogue in Philadelphia. There were two separate minyanim meeting in this shul, in addition to the service led by the rabbi in the main sanctuary. The vast More »

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