Meaning to the Mundane – Parshat Ha’azinu 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen

Meaning to the Mundane – Parshat Ha’azinu 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen Are certain moments objectively meaningful, or are we responsible for assigning all meaning? There are plenty of events we call “life changing,” the ones that rock you to [...]

Meaning to the Mundane – Parshat Ha’azinu 5778 – Rabbi Eve Posen 2017-09-25T11:31:04+00:00

Faking a Mitzvah – Parshat Ki Tavo 5777 – Rabbi Eve Posen

Faking a Mitzvah – Parshat Ki Tavo 5777 – Rabbi Eve Posen The best bar and bat mitzvah speeches are the ones where the student clearly owns the information, and the speech is delivered with feeling and with meaning. One [...]

Faking a Mitzvah – Parshat Ki Tavo 5777 – Rabbi Eve Posen 2017-09-08T10:51:25+00:00

Over Troubled Water – Parshat Ki Teitzei 5777 – Rabbi Eve Posen

Over Troubled Water – Parshat Ki Teitzei 5777 – Rabbi Eve Posen I’m sure you’ve shared my shock and horror watching the images of the devastation Hurricane Harvey has wrought on Houston, Texas and surrounding areas in the Gulf. News [...]

Over Troubled Water – Parshat Ki Teitzei 5777 – Rabbi Eve Posen 2017-09-01T10:57:56+00:00

The Dirty Work – Parshat Shoftim 5777 – Rabbi Eve Posen

The Dirty Work – Parshat Shoftim 5777 – Rabbi Eve Posen When I was at summer camp as a kid, I had a love-hate relationship with the chore chart. Every cabin had a paper plate wheel that matched up your [...]

The Dirty Work – Parshat Shoftim 5777 – Rabbi Eve Posen 2017-08-25T10:34:40+00:00

Rabbi Eve Posen – Seeking Sadness – Parshat Re’eh 5777

Rabbi Eve Posen - Seeking Sadness – Parshat Re’eh 5777 Do you know anyone who’s only happy when they’re miserable? It’s a bit of a paradox; happy and miserable are opposites. “Happy” in this sense really means emotionally fulfilled. I [...]

Rabbi Eve Posen – Seeking Sadness – Parshat Re’eh 5777 2017-08-18T09:55:06+00:00

Rabbi Eve Posen – Room to Grow – Parshat Eikev 5777

Rabbi Eve Posen - Room to Grow – Parshat Eikev 5777 As the older sister in my family, I was lucky to get the brand new kid clothes; the hand-me-downs went to my younger sister and younger cousin. This was [...]

Rabbi Eve Posen – Room to Grow – Parshat Eikev 5777 2017-08-11T09:10:07+00:00

Rabbi Eve Posen – Sinai Moments – Parshat Vaetchanan 5777

Rabbi Eve Posen - Sinai Moments – Parshat Vaetchanan 5777 For me, all of my “Sinai moments” are tied in some way to family. If you’ve never considered your own Sinai moments before, the idea is fairly self-explanatory. These are [...]

Rabbi Eve Posen – Sinai Moments – Parshat Vaetchanan 5777 2017-08-04T11:24:03+00:00

Rabbi Eve Posen – Speak My Language – Parshat Devarim 5777

Rabbi Eve Posen - Speak My Language – Parshat Devarim 5777     One of the hardest parts for me about spending time in Israel is the way my brain works with foreign languages. I am easily able to understand [...]

Rabbi Eve Posen – Speak My Language – Parshat Devarim 5777 2017-07-28T08:58:35+00:00
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