Here are some life-changing principles learned from our faith, offered in the hope that they may help reflect on the year that has passed and the one that is to come.Read more
Charades on a Friday night
That’s what’s magical about Shabbos. Somehow, the many prescribed details of the dos and don’ts which, to an outsider might seem so rigid and limiting, create a special space for my family to make our own special Shabbos memories.
Let’s Chalk Shabbat!
It’s time now to get the whole world chalking Shabbat for the Shabbat of The Shabbat Project.
And we want you to get your graffiti on in your city/neighbourhood. Here’s how it works.
16 human beings, 16 souls,
Joining together in a moment where words are unnecessary to celebrate Shabbos.
I have life
How Shabbat and the teachings of an early 20th century Polish Kabbalist helped me find purpose, meaning and my true place in this world.
“Ain, tzvei, drei,"
My children count to three in Yiddish with me, as we wave our hands over the flames, my girls and my two little boys, all of our hands creating shadows on the walls from the candle light.
I cover my eyes and say the blessing out loud with them.
The Cracks in the Sidewalk
Every week, when we walk to shul, let’s notice the world around us. It's not zooming by at 60km an hour, or on the periphery as we try and meet our fitness goals. The 10-minute walk to shul is my opportunity to notice what’s going on right outside my door.
“Go, leave your land, your birthplace and your father’s house, and go to the land that I will show you.”