Jewish Voices, Jewish Life

It’s what we do every day. Whether it’s the food we favor…a bagel with shmear… or the drive to repair the world…tikkun olam, we Jews are there, especially in Rockland County. We plan to bring Doing Jewish to you every Friday. Sometimes it’ll be fun, sometimes it’ll be serious.

Rabbi Hersh's D'var Torah

Modeh Ani: please watch Rabbi Ami Hersh speak about the experience we have gone through this last year and that we are still going through. He talks about it as the slowest year and the fastest year.

Rabbi Graber's D'var Torah

Rabbi Daniel Graber of New City Jewish Center shares his thoughts about Passover with us. He speaks of the three ways we can dispose of chametz, what's in our homes, our hearts, and our words. As we all get ready to celebrate, consider Rabbi Graber's words about the spiritual chametz that…

Rabbi Russo on Purim

Rabbi Ariel Russo of Congregation Sons of Israel in Upper Nyack shares a message about Purim with us. She mentions the masks we wear to keep safe these days but also the masks we wear to keep it all together when everyone--children and adults alike--are struggling. She speaks of how the Jews…

Rabbi Brian Leiken D'var Torah

This week, Rabbi Brian Leiken of Temple Beth Sholom in New City shares comments on this week's Torah portion and how the Greek idea of democracy can be connected directly from Yitro.

Rabbi Craig Scheff D'var Torah

Catching your breath...not so easy these days with all the distractions and distress around us. Listen to Rabbi Craig Scheff's words about this week's Torah portion and looking for reasons for hope even during the times we're living in.