Jamie Beth Cohen talks about the sudden change in rules in March 2020 and how she and her children had to adjust their lives to these new rules. Their family took on "siyag la-Torah" which is the idea of creating rules to keep from breaking other rules. Now, with shifting guidelines, she revisits this concept.
Yvette Alt Miller talks about the parallels between the values of surviving the pandemic as well as Jewish values. Notably, the importance of knowing your neighbor and keeping a sense of community even while we are apart.
Talya Jankovits describes the bittersweetness of returning to the synagogue after so long. She follows the news of antisemitic attacks across the country and describes her worry for her family as they return to shul.