Jewish Journal

Where Was Sandy? The Koufax Midrash

By Jeremy Fine

September 12, 2013 | 2:06 pm

Midrash is text behind the biblical text. It helps bring biblical stories to life so Jews can better engage with their religion. But Midrash, in many cases, can feel like reality. Rabbis... read on

  • Pray For Two Minutes This Holiday

    By Jeremy Fine

    September 3, 2013 | 1:01 pm

    A college student seeking guidance came into my office two weeks ago to discuss Judaism. After about an hour of talking he looked at me and asked, “Rabbi when do you have time to find a moment to yourself to pray.” It’s funny that he asks that because I often joke about the irony... read on