Wishing it Away – Parshat Beshalach 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen

Wishing it Away – Parshat Beshalach 5779 - Rabbi Eve Posen As a parent of young children, I live in a world of contradictions. I always have two simultaneous thoughts running through my head: I want my children to remain in [...]

Wishing it Away – Parshat Beshalach 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen2019-01-18T09:43:09+00:00

Shut Down in Darkness – Parshat Bo 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen

Shut Down in Darkness – Parshat Bo 5779 - Rabbi Eve Posen I usually avoid straying into overtly political territory in my weekly writings. I tend to stick to moral issues that might allude to the current political scene, but [...]

Shut Down in Darkness – Parshat Bo 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen2019-01-11T11:53:59+00:00

Yichus – Parshat Vaera 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen

Yichus – Parshat Vaera 5779 - Rabbi Eve Posen As we go through life our experiences and interactions link us to each other. When we build these relationships we end up with a network of colleagues, friends, and acquaintances that [...]

Yichus – Parshat Vaera 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen2019-01-04T13:05:51+00:00

Weighing the Options – Parshat Shemot 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen

Weighing the Options – Parshat Shemot 5779 - Rabbi Eve Posen “You won’t know unless you try.” It’s that little bit of encouragement used for helping a friend who’s feeling nervous about a new experience or a child who’s about [...]

Weighing the Options – Parshat Shemot 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen2019-01-02T15:49:22+00:00

Caring for the Caretaker – Parshat Vayechi 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen

Caring for the Caretaker – Parshat Vayechi 5779 - Rabbi Eve Posen As we age we go through a variety of stages. We begin life solely dependent on other, older human beings for support, nutrition, care, and other necessities. As [...]

Caring for the Caretaker – Parshat Vayechi 5779 – Rabbi Eve Posen2018-12-21T10:47:03+00:00

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
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