An Overview of Rabbinic Ordination
Throughout our history, rabbis have been a fountain of strength, inspiration, and authority for the Jewish people. What is the history of the rabbinate, what is the process of becoming a rabbi, and what role do rabbis play in Jewish life?
Israel, a tiny piece of land, provokes so much passion among the Jewish people and throughout the world. Why do we care about it so much? Uncovering the inner dynamic of the Holy Land and the spirit pulsating within it sheds light on our timeless bond with a land unlike any other.
Battling the Evil Inclination
The evil inclination will often take the guise of piety, making its lies hard to tell from the truth. So how can we stay one step ahead of it? This lesson in judgment helps us determine what is right and what is merely the voice of the enemy within.
Unpacking the Scroll in the Doorway
The common expression is, “My home is my castle.” But the Jewish people rely not on the fortitude of their walls but on the strength of their spirit, as expressed in the mezuzah hanging on their doors. What is the meaning of this scroll, and why is it so important?
When the Righteous Fail
If we were perfect, life would be a lot easier. But is that really what we want? Aaron, becoming High Priest after his involvement in the Golden Calf, teaches that perfection isn’t achieved at birth. Rather, by overcoming personal struggles and challenges, we achieve the ideal.
Join together with other Young Jewish Adults from across Utah, for a Friday night to remember! Home-cooked Shabbat dinner, fully loaded cocktail bar, thought provoking discussion and great people all around! An evening for Young Jewish men & women, ages 21-35.