A beautifully written observation about recognizing one's own limits. Certain things are within our control and other things are not; there's a peace that comes in recognizing the difference.
What happens to us and our loved ones when we die? Can the living continue to connect with the dead, and vice versa? In this touching piece, Rabbi Jacob Staub takes readers on his personal journey through these questions.
In this thoughtful piece, Rabbi Jacob Staub probes the messages in the play Bent, and ponders how the experience of Nazi genocide shared by the Jewish and LGBTIQ communities forged a lasting bond between those two groups.
In this powerful reflection on the Jewish New Year, Rabbi Jacob Staub acknowledges that sometimes, it's difficult to accept the underlying goodness of Creation.
In this essay, Rabbi Jacob Staub explores the question that's on everyone's mind: why does God allow pain and suffering to exist in the world?
Rabbi Jacob Staub reflects on an interaction he had with a plumber, through the lens of the Jewish ethical practice of not talking about other people (Shemirat Halashon).