Why I Do Not Mourn on Tisha B&...

Oct 26, 2016 by

Tisha B’Av, the 9th day of the Hebrew month Av, is a Jewish day of mourning associated with the Babylonian Destruction of the...

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Sarah’s Missing Voice: W...

Nov 6, 2014 by

This week’s Torah portion is Vayera, Genesis 18 to 22. It is the same Torah portion that we read on the morning of Rosh Hashanah. As...

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What Matters in Israel

Aug 21, 2014 by

I continue to think about my recent mission to Israel in the midst of the Gaza Operation. I have written my political analysis, but...

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Insight and Inspiration from t...

Aug 4, 2014 by

On very short notice, a group of twelve American rabbis, all members of the CCAR, embarked on a five-day mission to Israel. It was...

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Omer: Recalling the Value of G...

Apr 24, 2014 by

This blog is the second in a series from Rabbis Organizing Rabbis connecting the Omer to Immigration Reform.  This Shavuot, we...

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Omer: Recalling the Value of G...

Apr 17, 2014 by

This week, we recall the value of Gevurah–strength through judgement. We are taught that true strength must always be tempered...

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