This Too Shall Pass – Parshat Miketz 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen

This Too Shall Pass – Parshat Miketz 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen There is a wonderful story about a king who dreamed about possessing the most precious ring in the world. He sent his advisors out to find something that [...]

This Too Shall Pass – Parshat Miketz 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen 2017-12-15T11:24:30+00:00

Oasis Songs: Jerusalem, The Beloved City of Conflict

Oasis Songs: Musings from Rav D Friday, December 8, 2017 / 20 Kislev 5778 Scholar in Residence This weekend is our scholar in residence! Given Amir Tibon’s expertise in Middle East politics, and President Trump’s recent speech about Jerusalem and [...]

Oasis Songs: Jerusalem, The Beloved City of Conflict 2017-12-08T11:06:20+00:00

Petey the Ghost – Parshat Vayeshev 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen

Petey the Ghost – Parshat Vayeshev 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen When I was a little girl, like most kids, I had an imaginary friend. I named him Petey the Ghost. I was about four years old when I “met” [...]

Petey the Ghost – Parshat Vayeshev 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen 2017-12-08T10:50:59+00:00

Oasis Songs: Dinner with Edward: Reflections on Shabbat

Oasis Songs: Musings from Rav D Friday, December 1, 2017 / 13 Kislev 5778 Rabbi Kosak is in Atlanta this Shabbat for the United Synagogue Convention Summary: Rabbi Kosak provides a taste of our upcoming scholar in residence weekend. He [...]

Oasis Songs: Dinner with Edward: Reflections on Shabbat 2017-12-01T14:58:02+00:00

Aluminum or Glass – Parshat Vayishlach 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen

Aluminum or Glass – Parshat Vayishlach 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen Seemingly incompatible temperaments can work together. My husband Duncan and I are a prime example of this. We could not be more different when it comes to our emotional [...]

Aluminum or Glass – Parshat Vayishlach 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen 2017-12-01T12:37:59+00:00

We Have Awoken – Parshat Vayetzei 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen

We Have Awoken – Parshat Vayetzei 5778 - Rabbi Eve Posen Something has awoken in us. In the past four weeks we’ve heard an outcry that was previously silenced. Those in positions of power are being held accountable for their [...]

We Have Awoken – Parshat Vayetzei 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen 2017-11-27T10:13:35+00:00

Oasis Songs: Surveillance, God and the Thanksgiving Table

Oasis Songs: Musings from Rav D Friday, November 17, 2017 / 28 Cheshvan 5778 Summary: Rabbi Kosak shares some correspondence with a college-aged congregant on the subject of surveillance and God, then connects that discussion with how we experience Thanksgiving. [...]

Oasis Songs: Surveillance, God and the Thanksgiving Table 2017-11-17T11:19:33+00:00

What Doesn’t Kill You – Parshat Toldot 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen

What Doesn’t Kill You – Parshat Toldot 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” Like a lot of clichés, the literal reading is completely false. Something that almost causes your death doesn’t make you stronger; [...]

What Doesn’t Kill You – Parshat Toldot 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen 2017-11-17T11:16:02+00:00

Oasis Songs: Volksgemeinschaft: Unraveling the Meaning of Kristallnacht in our Age

Oasis Songs: Musings from Rav D Friday, November 10, 2017 / 21 Cheshvan 5778 Summary: Rabbi Kosak reflects on the 79th anniversary of Kristallnacht and what it can teach us about how we ought to evaluate risks in our lives. [...]

Oasis Songs: Volksgemeinschaft: Unraveling the Meaning of Kristallnacht in our Age 2017-11-13T11:07:25+00:00

A Piece of Land – Parshat Chayei Sarah 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen

A Piece of Land – Parshat Chayei Sarah 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen I have a very vivid memory of my parents and grandparents discussing the locations of their future graves. My immediate family is all buried in the same [...]

A Piece of Land – Parshat Chayei Sarah 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen 2017-11-13T11:02:09+00:00
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