Shavuot and Closure—An Acknowl...

Jun 10, 2016 by

This year Shavuot coincides with the end of the school year, the end of the fiscal year, and, for our family, the end of living in...

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Shabbat Tzedek- Memorializing ...

Jan 14, 2016 by

As many of us ready ourselves to speak on Shabbat Tzedek in light of its proximity to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, I find this week’s...

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What It Means to Truly Live Je...

May 27, 2014 by

I first heard of Emmanuel Levinas when I was a first year student in rabbinical school.  Rabbi Levi Lauer, then head of...

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Marriage Equality: The Long Pa...

May 6, 2014 by

Last night, I went to see a high school production of The Laramie Project—the play that portrays the people of Laramie, Wyoming in...

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