Post-Election Reflection

Dec 8, 2016 by

I’ve had a few weeks to reflect since our post-election call; I imagine you all have.  I have experienced a heightened awareness of...

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Gender and the Rabbinate: Diff...

Jun 6, 2013 by

In the final session of the recent two-day CCAR conference on “Gender: Difficult Issues,” there were no epiphanies....

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Unexpected Detours: The Rabbin...

Mar 28, 2013 by

One morning a few weeks ago, orange detour signs appeared on both ends of my street, making it a challenge to get to  my office. ...

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In Praise of the Rabbinic Robe

Mar 17, 2013 by

My black  pulpit robe has served me well in my rabbinate. It has seen me through two pregnancies and three congregations (actually...

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Rabbinic Gratitude: This is No...

Feb 26, 2013 by

I am going to start with a story about snow but the weather is just a pretext for where I want to go. So bear with me while I begin....

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CCAR Conventions, Then and Now

Feb 17, 2013 by

I wonder how many CCAR conventions I have been to over the years.  I remember the first.  It was in Pittsburgh and I had just been...

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Love and Loss: Leaving the Pul...

Jan 16, 2013 by

When I walked to the end of my driveway the day after Sandy, my neighbor across the street was already standing at the foot of hers. ...

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