Judaism offers us the opportunity to bless both our everyday moments and special occasions. Travel, whether for business or pleasure, is an occasion worthy of a blessing, expressing our hopes for both a wonderful time and a safe return home. The Tefilat Haderech, the Wayfarer's Prayer, offers beautiful words for doing just that.
Learn the blessings and find recipes to celebrate Shabbat at home, and find out what to expect at a Shabbat service at a Reform synagogue.
Traditionally, Tisha B'Av is observed as a day of mourning the destruction of both ancient Temples in Jerusalem. Today, Tishah B’Av stands as a day to reflect on the suffering that still occurs in our world.