Today Temple Beth Shalom announced in a press release that in response to the recent desecration which took place at synagogue on Yom Kippur, the congregation would like to invite the faith communities of Spokane to a special Shabbat service of Welcome and Solidarity.Read More »
Update: Today almost 50 people attended Coffee Talk. That's our biggest turnout yet! And we raised $183 in donations, sold two t-shirts and one reader committed to making a $30 monthly donation to us.Read More »
As a mother of three young boys, I spend an inordinate amount of time breaking up fights and trying to help them learn how to interact with each other without squabbling or brawling.Read More »
In its Nov. 1 issue, The New York Times published a powerful op-ed piece by Susan Katz Miller. Titled “Being ‘Partly Jewish,’” Miller’s essay attempts to refute the long-accepted argument that interfaith parenting confuses kids and weakens Judaism.Read More »
Hardly a week goes by when I’m not asked why I became a religion reporter. After a decade on this beat, I’ve learned to whittle my answer into a sentence or so, when really the reasoning for this chosen field is much more complex.Read More »
Spokane Faith & Values is pleased to welcome a poet to its team of writers.
Christi Ortiz is a licensed marriage and family therapist by profession and a poet by passion, she says.Read More »