A Holy Day

A Holy Day

Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch  December 25, 2020

“I love when Christmas falls on Shabbat,” says Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch. “It gives me an opportunity to remind myself that Judaism is both universal and particular: that we unite with the world in fellowship — one human family. And still, we are a...

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Dream On

Dream On

Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch  December 18, 2020

In this week’s parasha, we learn that “not only does Joseph constantly dream big dreams, he also has a unique capacity to interpret dreams,” says Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch. “The Talmud contains this amazing thought: ‘Dreams are fulfilled according to...

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 Unsettled

Unsettled

Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch  December 11, 2020

This week's parasha reminds us that it can all change in the blink of an eye, says Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch. “As you gaze into the lights of the menorah, feel the hope of renewal: that even in the darkest days, the earth will fill with light again.”

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