Archive: November 2020

A Time to Embrace

A Time to Embrace

Posted on November 24, 2020

TIP was a proud sponsor and participant in this National Interfaith event for Healing and Reconciliation that took place on Sat. evening, Nov. 21st.  Rabba Kaya Stern-Kaufman was honored as one of the faith leaders selected to share a teaching as part of the Havdalah ceremony. The event was attended by over 1200 participants. You Continue Reading »

parashat hayei sarah jug of water pouring water

After the Trauma – Seeking Love

Parashat Hayei Sarah
written by Rabba Kaya Stern-Kaufman Posted on November 17, 2020

After the trauma of the Akeida (the binding of Isaac onto the altar by his father Abraham) and after the death of Sarah, the Torah seeks out healing. The Torah seeks out the only possible path forward for healing: loving-kindness-hesed. It is the path of loving-kindness that will enable the survivors of trauma and loss to survive and Continue Reading »