College Doesn’t Turn Jews from Judaism

In a recent analysis of U.S. religious groups, the Pew Research Center reported that the most educated American Jews are also the least religious. In considering these findings, it’s tempting to think that secular education leads to assimilation among American Jews. The reason this might make sense: In a diverse, open society, education can draw… Read More

Beth El Gets Centered An Oasis of Spiritual Growth

In these harried, complex times, it can be easy to forget the importance of taking a step back from one’s busy day, breathe and simply be. Integrating this brand of needful mental, physical and spiritual health into one’s connection to Judaism (and vice versa) is exactly what Rabbi Dana Saroken and Rachel Siegal are aspiring… Read More