Rabbis can lose their sense of calling over time and become engulfed in the routine tasks of congregational life.
We need to return to a vision of rabbinic education that sees itself as a modern Jewish think tank so that Judaism remains a humane and courageous tradition.
Dov Linzer and Avi Weiss
Our students learn that religious growth comes not through dogmatism but through questioning and struggle.
The renewal of Jewish life, of synagogue life, will not ultimately be sustained by a series of institutional reforms of services, music, architecture…
The rabbinate and even the term rabbi have changed constantly during the last two millennia. Rabbi Golinkin, President and Rector of the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem, shares his thoughts about the ideal rabbi today.
Spiritual Direction does not presume prayer or ritual to be the only, or preferred, mode of discerning God’s presence.