Azkarah for Rabbis Schulweis a...

Jan 21, 2015 by

Chanukah, the joyful festival of lights, was dimmed in Los Angeles last month by the loss, at the beginning and the end of the...

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Letter from Paris

Jan 15, 2015 by

Dear Friends, Please forgive me for this rather impersonal group letter, rather than a personal note to each one of you. Do know that...

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Renewing Our Spiritual Infrast...

Jan 6, 2015 by

In May 1999, about 15 ½ years ago, the Conference passed its Statement of Principles for Reform Judaism, the Pittsburgh Principles,...

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Grateful for the Unexpected: M...

Dec 26, 2014 by

Our family vacation didn’t entirely go as planned. A week-long Galapagos cruise turned into a four-day voyage when an airplane...

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The Red Tent: Oddly Compelling...

Dec 11, 2014 by

I was slightly too young to swoon over the iconic mini-series “The Thorn Birds” in the early 1980’s (though my babysitters weren’t). ...

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Bringing Mishkan T’Filah...

Dec 11, 2014 by

About three years ago, when we started working on creating Mishkan T’Filah for Youth, I casually mentioned to my students that I was...

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I Do: When Fantasy Clashes Wit...

Dec 9, 2014 by

As anyone who has been married can tell you, marriage is all about reality: it is the process of creating a joint future in close...

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