Nurture The Wow: Parenting As A Spiritual Practice With Danya Ruttenberg

Beth El Temple Women’s Network, in partnership with the Mandell JCC Jewish Book Festival, Early Childhood Center and Family Room, Solomon Schechter Day School, Mikveh Bess Israel, Pearl Society of the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford, Hadassah Greater Hartford and Emanuel Synagogue Sisterhood, Presents: Nurture The Wow: Parenting as a Spiritual Practice with Danya Ruttenberg The work of parenting--and living in connection with [...]

Beginning or Reconsidering a Faith and Family Journey

    May I talk to you about trees? Autumn is the season of the trees, especially in New England. Usually on my morning commute, those wooden giants that have endured for decades through changing weather and city development get hardly a glance. Then the autumn season arrives and so do the colors - yellow, [...]

Interfaith Families and the Holidays

by Tobey Aubert “And this doesn't strike you as kinda' dumb?” “We're family, we're gonna be doing lots of dumb stuff together. Wait 'til Christmas.” Thus replies that greatest of sages, Tommy Callahan, from the classic 90’s comedy, Tommy Boy. [1]  Whatever our faith tradition, when the holiday season arrives there are moments we may [...]