Surprising, But Not Strange, Bedfellows

Meeting in the middle of faith and work.

Solving Problems Upstream

Getting ahead of problems, in order to avoid them.

Clal Counts Up

At Clal, we count up. That is not as simple as it sounds, especially in a world where most people … Continue Reading

Interview with Author and Holocaust Survivor Barbara Sommer Feigin

Barbara Sommers Feigin on her book My American Dream- A Journey From Fascism to Freedom,

Why A Rabbi Honors Holocaust Remembrance Day On A Civil Rights Mission

A different way to honor Holocaust Remembrance Day

Rabbi Hirschfield on Busted Halo and Inside Sources

Take a listen as Clal’s Rabbi Brad Hirschfield appears on not one but two podcasts this week! First, on the … Continue Reading

On Pyramids and Impermanence

Roses, Thorns, and Buds One of the many glues that binds our family together is our love of storytelling. We … Continue Reading

The First Passover, Then and Now

The Sages distinguish between two Passover celebrations — the first one, called Pesach Mitzrayim, the Passover of Egypt, and every … Continue Reading

Three Thoughts after Totality

While words and photos will never be able to capture the experience of totality, a few thoughts came to me … Continue Reading

(Almost) Eclipsing the Eclipse

As the wine steward said to Pharaoh in Genesis 41:9, “I declare my sins now.” The sin I declare now … Continue Reading

Three Thoughts after Totality

While words and photos will never be able to capture the experience of totality, a few thoughts came to me … Continue Reading

(Almost) Eclipsing the Eclipse

As the wine steward said to Pharaoh in Genesis 41:9, “I declare my sins now.” The sin I declare now … Continue Reading

The Eclipse Isn’t Just a Natural Process — It’s a Historical Event

Our family isn’t great about planning things in advance. There have been years when, say, Pesach would be coming in … Continue Reading