• "Creation of Heaven and Earth" by Miriam Stern
    "Creation of Heaven and Earth" by Miriam Stern. Digital image, 2013. To learn more about this exhibit click here.
  • "Creation of Color" by Miriam Stern
    "Creation of Color" by Miriam Stern. Digital image, 2013. To learn more about this exhibit click here.
  • "Creation of Light" by Miriam Stern
    "Creation of Light" by Miriam Stern. Digital image, 2013. To learn more about this exhibit click here.
  • "Creation of Movement" by Miriam Stern
    "Creation of Movement" by Miriam Stern. Digital image, 2013. To learn more about this exhibit click here.
  • "Creation of Dark and Light" by Miriam Stern
    "Creation of Dark and Light" by Miriam Stern. Digital image, 2013. To learn more about this exhibit click here.
  • "Creation of Diversity" by Miriam Stern
    "Creation of Diversity" by Miriam Stern. Digital image, 2013. To learn more about this exhibit click here.
  • "Creation of the Waters" by Miriam Stern
    "Creation of the Waters" by Miriam Stern. Digital image, 2013. To learn more about this exhibit click here.
  • "Creation of Heat" by Miriam Stern
    "Creation of Heat" by Miriam Stern. Digital image, 2013. To learn more about this exhibit click here.
  • "Creation of Seasons" by Miriam Stern
    "Creation of Seasons" by Miriam Stern. Digital image, 2013. To learn more about this exhibit click here.
     

Birth and Destiny

Richard Lederman
October 22, 2014
         

One might find it odd that the rate of infertility in the Bible seems out of proportion. To start, there are the three matriarchs right in a row: Sarah, Rebecca and the beloved Rachel. Rival sister Leah is fertile but unloved. Then there’s the beloved wife of Elkanah, Hannah of Rosh Hashanah fame, mother of More »

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With so much to bear, the need for community.

Rabbi Julie Pelc Adler
October 20, 2014
         

Infertility sounds like a unilateral and conclusive word. It sounds like a permanent state, an identity, predetermining a single possible outcome to the challenge of trying to conceive a child. But those struggling with infertility know that there are as many diagnoses as there are individuals bearing the label. And the conclusions to the shared More »

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“Everyone, please shut up”

Rabbi Joshua Kullock
October 6, 2014
         

I’ll say it up front: Writing about infertility is something that is difficult for me. I know dear friends and congregants who have struggled with this issue, some of them exploring the path of adoption, some of them going for many rounds of IVF or for the intricacies of surrogacy, and some of them deciding More »

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