Jewish Favorites with… Danielle Rodnizki


September 1, 2016

Jewish Favorites with… Danielle Rodnizki

In September, Danielle Rodnizki joined the Stephen Wise community as cantorial intern. Originally from Clearwater, Florida, Danielle is a second-year cantorial student at Hebrew Union College — Jewish Institute of Religion’s Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music and recently returned from a year of study in Jerusalem. Here, she shares some of her favorite Jewish things.  

Favorite Jewish Song

So hard to choose! I like a setting of "Asher Yatzar" by Dan Nichols.

Favorite Jewish Tradition

Having a meal in the sukkah during Sukkot.


Favorite Jewish Food

My mom’s latkes.

Favorite Jewish Word

Lizrom — it means to go with the flow.


Favorite Jewish Joke

I’m terrible with jokes.

Favorite Jewish Book

I really like Relational Judaism by Ron Wolfson.

Favorite Jewish Value

I love the value of hachnasat orchim, which is about welcoming the guests and strangers who come to us, and getting to know them and build relationships.