A Prayer for Shabbat Tzedek an...

Jan 12, 2017 by

This Sabbath, Jews around the world will complete the reading of the Book of Genesis, hold the Torah high, and pronounce, “Chazak,...

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The Road Not Taken

Jan 9, 2017 by

I grew up in a loving Orthodox family in Boston.  When I was 9 years old, my world changed.  I was playing in the streets with an...

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Reflections from Rabbi Ferenc ...

Jan 4, 2017 by

It has been my destiny to always serve congregations in cities and towns that start with the letter “B”:  Budapest, Hungary;...

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Worship Workout: A New Year...

Jan 3, 2017 by

There is a seemingly endless number of ways technology has encouraged good health, physical fitness, and well-being – each...

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Rabbi, I Don’t Need Religion t...

Dec 29, 2016 by

I cannot recall how many times over the years I’ve heard the words: “Rabbi, I don’t need religion to be a good person.” I am sure we...

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Fifty years in the Reform Rabb...

Dec 27, 2016 by

My first posting after ordination was as the assistant Rabbi at Temple Beth El in San Antonio, and among the many things I learned...

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Sitting With the Unknown: Cont...

Dec 20, 2016 by

I have a quote on my bathroom vanity that reads, “I have no idea what’s going to happen, and I love it!”  In the middle there is a...

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