Berakhot 58A – An Excerpt from Relics for the Present

Relics for the Present is a collection of thought-provoking mini-essays that explore the parameters and depths of prayer. Using Tractate Berakhot as the foundational text, Rabbi Cooper utilizes a unique combination of Talmudic wisdom, rabbinical commentary and Hassidic lore, transforming ancient teachings into inspiring vignettes for everyday life. Relics can be used to understand the…

Staff Picks – Heather Ben-David

Heather Ben-David works in the digital marketing department at Koren. She oversees Koren’s various social media channels and is the chief editor of the Koren blog. Originally from Seattle, WA, Heather made Aliya in 2014 to Kibbutz Sde Eliyahu where she worked in the vineyards. Currently she lives in Jerusalem and when she’s not at…