Edited from contributions by Jewish Boston
All Jewish celebrations, from holidays to weddings, include wine as a symbol of our joy – not to mention a practical way to increase that joy.
Kiddush also gives us an opportunity to address our relationship with time. As Rabbi Alex Israel of Pardes shares, with Kiddush we sanctify the day and define its meaning. We proclaim this day as significant, holy and meaningful. We fashion time, claim ownership of it, and fashion it...