Jewish Journal

Rabbi Ron Shulman

  • No Response at All

    September 4, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    A rabbi's voice must often give expression to the feelings of those with whom he or she worships on Shabbat.

    This was my experience recently following the horrific suicide bombing in Jerusalem when we prayed, as always, "Oseh shalom bim-ro-mav, hu ya-a'seh shalom alei-nu v'al kol...

  • Tourist Trap

    June 26, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Summer is often a season of travel and vacation. Whether travel is a part of our plans for this summer, most of us have had the experience of being a tourist.

    Some of us are bold and adventurous travelers; we enjoy exploring every new place and sight. Others of us, just as curious...

  • Remember the Good

    March 13, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    One of the most precious moments parents and children share with each other is the quiet and routine of bedtime. I hope you sleep well at night, but, as we all know, sometimes it is difficult to fall asleep, or to have a restful sleep. There are too many things on our minds. We're...

  • Giving Thanks

    November 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    It's not only that this year Thanksgiving and Chanukah coincide, it's that the calendar makes us focus on the thanksgiving aspect of Chanukah's meaning. Every year, when we reflect on the glow of Chanukah's lights, we are celebrating a different form of Thanksgiving.

    Jewish tradition...

  • Happiness Happens

    September 19, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Behind every meaningful practice stands its theory. This Shabbat we begin Sukkot, our eight-day festival of booths and thanksgiving during which we celebrate the wandering and journey of our ancestors from slavery to freedom.

    Sukkot's bounty includes ecological sensitivities as we...