YEARNING TO BREATHE FREE

YEARNING TO BREATHE FREE

YEARNING TO BREATHE FREE By Rabbi Donna Berman In Hebrew, there are three words–nefesh, neshama and ruach—that, with slight nuances, all mean “soul” or “spirit.”  What’s interesting is that all three words also mean “breath.” What is the...
Read The Hartford Courant story on UNCAGED ART

Read The Hartford Courant story on UNCAGED ART

The Hartford Courant arts reporter Susan Dunne recently spoke with Dr. Yolanda Leyva of the University of Texas El Paso’s Museo Urbano exhibit, UNCAGED ART: TORNILLO CHILDREN’S DETENTION CENTER. See the preview of the exhibit by clicking HERE.
REPARATIONS: THE HOLY WORK OF REPAIR

REPARATIONS: THE HOLY WORK OF REPAIR

REPARATIONS: THE HOLY WORK OF REPAIR by Rabbi Donna Berman When I was 11 years old, our 6th grade class went on a field trip to Manhattan.  I have lots of memories from that outing.  It was a lovely spring day, one of those days when the trees...

Our 2020 Kristallnacht Commemoration

If you weren’t able to join us for our Virtual Kristallnacht Commemoration, we are pleased to make this video available here. Special thanks to the contributors who have made this program so moving and to Eric Budney for his video...