The Moment of Change – Parshat Vayigash 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen

The Moment of Change – Parshat Vayigash 5779 - Rabbi Eve Posen I’m not ashamed to admit that I’m somewhat predictable. Without fail, certain situations elicit a certain response from me. Whether it’s when my kids are in their difficult [...]

The Moment of Change – Parshat Vayigash 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen2018-12-14T13:53:23+00:00

Fear and Oppression – Parshat Miketz 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen

Fear and Oppression – Parshat Miketz 5779 - Rabbi Eve Posen Why is it that some people in leadership positions feel they succeed only when others are held back? Whether it’s a boss, a politician, an athlete, or even a [...]

Fear and Oppression – Parshat Miketz 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen2018-12-07T09:30:45+00:00

Too Young to be a Rabbi – Parshat Vayeshev 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen

Too Young to be a Rabbi – Parshat Vayeshev 5779 - Rabbi Eve Posen If I had a dollar for every time someone either told me I looked too young to be a rabbi or that I was an old [...]

Too Young to be a Rabbi – Parshat Vayeshev 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen2018-11-30T10:34:08+00:00

True to Myself – Parshat Vayishlach 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen

True to Myself – Parshat Vayishlach 5779 - Rabbi Eve Posen A while back someone asked me what I like to do with my free time, and it took me a second to come up with an answer that was [...]

True to Myself – Parshat Vayishlach 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen2018-11-23T12:16:19+00:00

Does God Leave You? – Parshat Vayetzei 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen

Does God Leave You? – Parshat Vayetzei 5779 - Rabbi Eve Posen A year ago as I was teaching our 6th graders our “Tidbits of Torah” class, where we read a small section of each parshah in order to prepare for their b’nai mitzvah Torah [...]

Does God Leave You? – Parshat Vayetzei 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen2018-11-16T09:25:16+00:00

Where There’s a Will – Parshat Toldot 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen

Where There’s a Will – Parshat Toldot 5779 - Rabbi Eve Posen You know those moments you have when you realize you’re an adult? I had one of those a few years ago when Duncan and I sat in our [...]

Where There’s a Will – Parshat Toldot 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen2018-11-09T15:32:35+00:00

Good Grief – Parshat Chayei Sarah 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen

Good Grief – Parshat Chayei Sarah 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen Do you ever feel completely wiped out? Sometimes I feel so bone tired and knocked down, I could just sleep for hours. Bear in mind I say “hours” and not [...]

Good Grief – Parshat Chayei Sarah 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen2018-11-02T09:50:59+00:00

Sugar Coated – Parshat Vayera 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen

Sugar Coated – Parshat Vayera 5779 - Rabbi Eve Posen For some reason keeping comments to myself doesn’t come naturally to me. Do I have a filter? Yes. Do I use it as often as I should? That depends on [...]

Sugar Coated – Parshat Vayera 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen2018-10-26T09:28:44+00:00

You Do You – Parshat Lech Lecha 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen

You Do You – Parshat Lech Lecha 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen Every morning my daughter’s preschool class begins with free play. There are options to play blocks, or draw, build or explore. Nine times out of ten, though, Shiri is [...]

You Do You – Parshat Lech Lecha 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen2018-10-19T15:19:44+00:00

Survivor Guilt – Parshat Noach 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen

Survivor Guilt – Parshat Noach 5779 - Rabbi Eve Posen Survivor guilt (sometimes called survivor syndrome) is a term that describes feelings of guilt that result from a person believing they have done something wrong by surviving a tragic event [...]

Survivor Guilt – Parshat Noach 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen2018-10-12T14:27:42+00:00
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