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

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

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

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

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

Mother of Two – Parshat Vayera 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen

Mother of Two – Parshat Vayera 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen It was about a year ago when our lives were turned upside down by the addition of our sweet Matan to our world. Duncan and I had planned for [...]

Mother of Two – Parshat Vayera 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen 2017-11-03T09:16:45+00:00

Self Preservation – Parshat Lech Lecha 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen

Self Preservation – Parshat Lech Lecha 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen We all do things out of self-preservation. It’s the first law of nature, says Samuel Butler. Self-preservation as a parent means that sometimes you turn off the sound on [...]

Self Preservation – Parshat Lech Lecha 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen 2017-10-27T10:47:20+00:00

A Place to Go – Parshat Noach 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen

A Place to Go – Parshat Noach 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen As the parents of two young children, Duncan and I have had our fair share of conversations about the use of space in our house, from the perspectives [...]

A Place to Go – Parshat Noach 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen 2017-10-20T09:13:48+00:00
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