It’s an audacious idea – that a Jewish future needs to be built, or that we (or anyone) can claim the inner wisdom, the know-how, the tools, the chutzpah and even […]
About David Markus
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From builder Steve Silbert comes this sketchnote for this week’s parsha, inspired by a d’var Torah from founding builder Rabbi Rachel Barenblat: “When you reach the thing you’ve been waiting […]
From Rabbi David Markus comes this setting of two poems in haftarah trope, intended for the second morning of Rosh Hashanah. The first is Mary Oliver’s “Invitation,” with its poignant […]
This poem by Rabbi Rachel Barenblat and Rabbi David Markus is a renewing of the traditional haftarah for the first day of Rosh Hashanah. (This is a collaborative updating of a […]
by Rabbi David Markus, 2018 This trope mash-up of Esther and the 2/7/2017 Congressional Record (“nevertheless she persisted” silencing of U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren) commemorates Purim and Women’s History Month […]
by Rabbi Rachel Barenblat Written for The Wisdom Daily; inspired by the founding builders of Bayit. What does it mean to be at home? Home is where we come from […]
Tu BiShvat Haggadah 5778 from Rachel Barenblat Designed to be projected on a screen to save paper. For those who wish, here are instructions for how to celebrate Tu BiShvat.