Rabbi Jeffrey Falick of The Congregation for Humanistic Judaism of Metro Detroit shares the history of the Hanukkiah. The transliteration from Hebrew to English letters follow the writer’s choice We know that the story of the oil was recorded in […]
This event took place on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 at the Congregation for Humanistic Judaism of Metro Detroit. Rabbi Falick leads a textual study of the origins of Chanukah from pagan festival to celebration of zealotry to “Jewish Christmas.” Join […]
What does Hanukkah mean for Humanistic Jews? How can we recognize the tradition of lighting the Hanukkah candles without the need for a supernatural power to complete the story? Check out our Humanistic Hanukkah PDF here
This gathering took place on Dec. 24, 2016 at the Birmingham Temple, Farmington Hills, Michigan (now Congregation for Humanistic Judaism of Metro Detroit). Traditional Jews gather around their rabbi’s table (their “rebbe’s tisch”) to learn words of wisdom from the […]
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This article was published in the Fall 2020 Issue of Humanistic Judaism Magazine. It was written by Dr. Miriam Jerris, the rabbi of the Society for Humanistic Judaism. When I conceived of this article, the question I posed in the […]
As a complement to the article written by Rabbi Adam Chalom in the Fall 2020 issue of Humanistic Judaism Magazine, enjoy this humanistic “spin” on the traditional dreidel game with a new acronym! Click Here to print your own copy. […]
By Natan Fuchs, as excerpted from SHJ’s 2019 publication Here is Our Light: Humanistic Jewish Holiday and Life-Cycle Liturgy for Inspiration and Reflection, pp. 53-54. For a printable PDF of this excerpt, please click here. Those who come from a […]