Bearing True Witness: Raising ...

Jul 29, 2015 by

Late last week, the New York Times treated us to a column featuring two Reform rabbis, Rabbi Margaret Moers Wenig and Rabbi Yoel...

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A Lamentation and a Journey

Jul 23, 2015 by

עַל אֵלֶּה | אֲנִי בוֹכִיָּה עֵינִי | עֵינִי יֹרְדָה מַּיִם כִּי רָחַק מִמֶּנִּי מְנַחֵם מֵשִׁיב נַפְשִׁי הָיוּ בָנַי שׁוֹמֵמִים כִּי...

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America’s Continuing Journey f...

Jul 17, 2015 by

Thirty summers ago, my family packed into the station wagon for a cross-country road trip.  One of the highlights of our entire...

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APA Mental Health Guide for Fa...

Jul 16, 2015 by

The American Psychiatric Association has just released new resources on mental health for faith leaders. Thanks to our colleague...

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We All Have Rivers to Cross: L...

Jul 14, 2015 by

This piece is from a summer sermon series at Congregation Rodeph Shalom in Philadelphia, exploring Mishkan HaNefesh, the new Reform...

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HaBocheir B’shirei Zimra: The ...

Jul 13, 2015 by

We cantors had this crazy idea – well, I had this crazy idea: a new machzor deserved new music.  The process of creating a new...

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Transition: Two Years, Two Sid...

Jul 6, 2015 by

I write on July 1, 2015, mindful that many colleagues begin new positions today, two years to the day after I commenced my tenure at...

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