Spiritual Authenticity: Breaking from Religious Conformity

Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz
April 20, 2014

Consider how Thomas Jefferson viewed our modern era, guided by self-government and privileged with scientific progress. Jefferson believed that periodic revolutions were necessary so as to restore freedom and independent thinking, shake power structures, and relive the struggle for self-rule so as to be a part of the community and state: May it be to More »


17 Questions, Personal Revelations, and Suggestions for Cultivating Spiritual Intensity and Awakening the Heart

Rabbi Joshua Bolton
April 17, 2014

1. It’s good to have a little of the completely mysterious in your life. 2. When conducting weddings, you can reveal delight by mingling together Reverence and Joy. I am not afraid of saying God’s name there – and I am not afraid of whistles and laughter. 3. Cultural Jews should know that a cell More »


Why we need to have a real conversation about God.

Lauren Henderson
April 13, 2014

The following is an excerpt from a sermon that I delivered on March 22nd at the Pelham Jewish Center: The experience that brought me back to Judaism was this: Freshman year of college, sitting with my friend Clint late at night in our quad as the yellow-orange lights glowed above our heads. He had just More »