Judaism Your Way

I’m Afraid to Die.

I’m Afraid to Die.By Rabbi Amanda Schwartz I’m afraid to die. What will be my legacy after I’m no longer living? What should happen to my body after I’m no longer using it? These deeply human feelings and questions all come up for Abraham, one of the Jewish patriarchs, in the Torah reading assigned to… Read More from I’m Afraid to Die.

What is Yizkor?

What is Yizkor? By Rabbi Amanda Schwartz ​​ If you’ve looked at our High Holiday services this year, you may be confused that Yizkor looks like it’s at 9:00AM (or at least that’s some feedback I received from my mom…). You may even be wondering, what is Yizkor?! The word “yizkor” comes from the Hebrew… Read More from What is Yizkor?