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Today’s Life

The rabbi replies: Rabbi Yaakov Chaitovsky

BMH-BJ’s rabbi, Yaakov Chaitovsky, represents a life of paradoxes, and he seems to consider himself the better for it.

The rabbi replies: Rabbi Boaz Heilman

The Rabbi Replies speaks with Rabbi Boaz Heilman of B'nai Torah in Westminster. “I try to understand what the composer is saying. And with Bach it’s the entire world...

The rabbi replies: Rabbi Emily Hyatt

The Rabbi Replies speaks with Rabbi Emily Hyatt of Temple Emanuel (Denver). “I love teaching and being able to take something that may or may not feel relatable to...

The rabbi replies: Rabbi Yisroel Engel, Bais Menachem

The Rabbi Replies speaks with Rabbi Yisroel Engel of Bais Menachem. “On many levels, people need to be understood. People need to be validated. Our goal is to instill...

The rabbi replies: Richard Rheins, Temple Sinai

The Rabbi Replies speaks with Rabbi Rick Rheins of Temple Sinai. “People need to be face to face. They need to press the flesh. So for the last two years we’ve...

The rabbi replies: Menachem Siderson, Aish of the Rockies

The Rabbi Replies speaks with Rabbi Menachem Siderson of Aish of the Rockies. “I had the blessing of coming to a community that knew me, that I was familiar with, in a...

Mikvehs to be built in name of Meron victim

A diverse group of Jews who come together to build two mikvehs in memory of Yossi Kohn in Boise, Idaho, and Jackson Hole, Wyo.

Retrospective: Freedom Rider recalls his activism

A Freedom Rider and civil rights activist, Rabbi Allen Secher marched and prayed with Rev. Martin Luther King.

The Bat Mitzvah — 100 years after the first one

Temple Emanuel is one of more than 100 synagogues honoring the milestone in expanding roles for women in synagogue: the 1922 Bat Mitzvah of Judith Kaplan Eisenstein, the...

Coin of the realm: childhood passion to business

Matt Trookman, numismatist, first became interested in coins at the age of five, when he stopped a passerby to ask about the jingling noise coming from his pocket. He...