When Vision Replaces Anger

Jan 22, 2019 by

I’ve been thinking about darkness. In part, that is because there has literally been so much darkness during these last several...

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Creating Holy Moments

Nov 21, 2016 by

A way to deepen the Shabbat experience involves less talking and more silence—something focused more internally. It is a practice...

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Aspiring to Shabbat: Gates of ...

Jul 22, 2016 by

I think Shabbat is an aspiration. I think Shabbat is also a brilliant, healing, gracious gift from our tradition. But for most modern...

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Where Has This Week Vanished: ...

Dec 27, 2013 by

I don’t remember when I first came across David Polish’s reading that now appears in Mishkan T’filah at least twice:  once in the...

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Machzor Blog: Liturgy with a C...

Jul 1, 2013 by

Several years ago one of my congregants captured the essence of a discussion about a future Reform Machzor by saying, “I would like...

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