Jewish Favorites with… Danielle Rodnizki

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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.