Author: Rabbi Dr. Josh Joseph

Answering the Call

Engagement with the Divine is a two-way street, in which we are being called.

We Belong

We should seek each other out and connect with community—so that we connect with the Divine.

Wave Runners

Forming connections with people and developing meaningful relationships improves our physical and emotional health, literally revitalizing us, bringing contentment and yielding a longer, more fulfilled existence.

How Do You Learn?

As Chanukah begins, may we utilize the opportunity to understand how we each learn so that we might rededicate and re-initiate ourselves into Torah learning. This, then, is how I learn. How about you? How do you learn?

The Wisdom of Not Knowing

The lesson for humility is to admit both what we don’t know, as well as the sheer recognition that we don’t know.

Culture Reset

How do we build the future of the Orthodox Union together?

Novelty vs. Renewal

How do we accommodate the human desire for newness within our traditional religious framework? The concept would seem to present as a contradiction, especially in a modern world that constantly seeks that which is new and exciting, the latest trend or gadget or idea, while as Orthodox Jews we are forever and steadfastly committed to […]