David Jaffe

David Jaffe

David Jaffe is a rabbi, a social worker, and an educational consultant to many major Jewish institutions in North America. He’s a nationally recognized leader in the field of Mussar and applied Jewish ethics, and he is a frequent speaker at synagogues and Jewish conferences around the country. He’s spent twenty-five years teaching and working in various areas of social justice outreach, including homelessness and interfaith community organizing.

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Embodied Freedom

The Traditions of Passover by David Jaffe, author of Changing the World from the Inside Out The Passover prayer book, or Haggadah, that my family used when I was growing was in English, Hebrew, and transliteration of the Hebrew. The story told is that when I was nine years old,...
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Awe and Love in the New Year

by David Jaffe The Jewish calendar, like all religious systems, has particular ways of marking spiritual time. A weekly sabbath beckons us to stop, prayers for the new lunar month remind us of the constant opportunity for renewal, and the High Holy Days bring us face-to-face with our own mortality....
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