“Dear Rabbi” / 2 Fascinating Passover Questions

Can the Mourners’ Kaddish be integrated into the Seder? – N., San Francisco I am moved by your question and grateful for the suggestion. The short answer is…yes. I posted your question on Facebook and a lot of thoughtful responses threaded through a helpful conversation. After many voiced suggestions as to why or why not…

2 Easy Ways To Upgrade Seder

Hey Lab/Shul Friends, Yesterday was the first official day of spring (never mind the snow storm – stay and safe dry!) and Passover is less than ten nights away. How are you getting ready? My spring cleaning is in semi full force this week: kitchen shelves and fridge inspection, neglected draft inbox purge, juice detox,…


Hey Lab/Shul! Two days of Sabbath love, sunset to sunset: Urban Retreat is back THIS WEEKEND. Join us at the JCC Harlem (318 W 118th St) in a sacred space of time and place for heart opening, soul cleansing, Passover prepping, and community connecting: FRI 3/16 6pm Find your inner Queen & King & In-Between…

PPPPPPurim PPPPPPics + News + Guest Blog

Last week’s PPPPPPurim 2018: Prophetic Post-Patriarchy Purim Performance Party at the House of Yes was a powerful night of patriarchy smushing, narrative flipping, boundary pushing, and radical ritual reinventing. Check out the ELECTRIC PHOTOS from Alexandra Levin Photography (vid coming soon!) + The Forward’s hilarious REVIEW (our favorite lines “Lab/Shul employees and random attendees are…

Seder = Solved: March @ Lab/Shul

Nor’easter shnor’easter. Can you hear the full moon of Spring whispering?? “Time to declutter heart space, dust off soul space, open the door of empathy, and throw out that old crusty bottle of sriracha hiding in the fridge.”



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