Oasis Songs: A Common Table on a Western Shore

Oasis Songs: Musings from Rav D Friday, November 9, 2018 / 1 Kislev 5779 My apologies for getting this out so close to candle-lighting time. I returned from the coast mid-afternoon and had a pressing appointment. Shabbat Shalom! Summary: Rabbi [...]

Oasis Songs: A Common Table on a Western Shore2018-11-12T12:52:42+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

Oasis Songs: Civility is Not Enough Anymore

Oasis Songs: Musings from Rav D Friday, October 26, 2018 / 17 Cheshvan 5779   Civility is Not Enough Anymore I’ve been thinking a lot about Rav Kook—Rav Avraham Yitzhak HaKohen Kook—the first Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi of modern day Israel. [...]

Oasis Songs: Civility is Not Enough Anymore2018-10-26T09:44:33+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

Oasis Songs: Nomadic Loyalties: LeBron and Abraham

Oasis Songs: Musings from Rav D Friday, October 19, 2018 / 10 Cheshvan 5779   Nomadic Loyalties: LeBron and Abraham Last night, the Trailblazers went up against the Los Angeles Lakers to begin the new season. It was a hotly [...]

Oasis Songs: Nomadic Loyalties: LeBron and Abraham2018-10-19T15:31:25+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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