Words into Deeds: The New CCAR...

Mar 21, 2018 by

Rabbi Sally Priesand once said that, “The Central Conference of American Rabbis has been on record since 1922 as being in favor of...

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Listen to This: Israel is Stil...

Mar 21, 2018 by

My wife, Sarah, grew up going to Jewish day school. When I talk about the work I do, she has a very familiar reference point. She has...

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Reflecting at CCAR Convention

Mar 21, 2018 by

Dear colleagues, Having spent the weekend with our 10th graders at the L’taken Social Justice Seminar in Washington, I was overcome...

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#BlogExodus 4 Nisan: The Ones ...

Mar 21, 2018 by

Yesterday morning, Rabbi Aaron Panken, President of Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR), the school...

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46 Years of Women Rabbis: A Me...

Mar 21, 2018 by

The father in the delivery room has a complicated perspective. I know. I have been there twice. Most of us know little about how our...

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There’s So Much I Don’t Know a...

Mar 21, 2018 by

I get energized when I discover a key to unlocking the meaning of a significant text that previously had eluded me. Having realized...

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Energetic Shacharit at CCAR Co...

Mar 20, 2018 by

There is something exciting and totally terrifying about leading worship at the CCAR. First, it’s a huge honor to be invited. Then...

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Instruments of God

Mar 20, 2018 by

This morning, I woke up at 6:00 AM and made my way to the hotel gym for a short workout. Before you congratulate me, full disclosure:...

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