Hineni

Nov 2, 2018 by

Hineni.   I am here.    Like Abraham of old i stand ready to serve thee Today. Today i am here in Shul. With my friends and neighbors...

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Is It Safe?

Oct 31, 2018 by

“Is it safe?” They asked me. Over and Over. Is it safe at night? Safe for women? For “Whites”? Will you be...

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After Pittsburgh: Confronting ...

Oct 29, 2018 by

The gunman who struck the Tree of Life Synagogue on Shabbat in Pittsburgh indicated on line that he wanted to “Kill Jews.” Prior...

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A Less Lonely Path to Repentan...

Sep 5, 2018 by

The High Holy Day days can be a lonely experience. Though many of us gather in overflowing sanctuaries, together with family and...

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Leaving Shame Behind: Sharing ...

Aug 27, 2018 by

“We have heard from you that balancing our professional and personal lives is one of the biggest challenges of rabbinic life. ...

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Hurricane Harvey: A Year Later

Aug 13, 2018 by

We thought we were the lucky ones, those of us who lived on the west side of Houston. When Hurricane Harvey stalled over Houston...

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For Florida, and the Floridas ...

Feb 28, 2018 by

We say it over and over again.  “Enough,” we say.  Enough.  But it was enough the first time.  It was more than enough.  Columbine...

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Prayer in the Aftermath of a T...

Feb 21, 2018 by

Our God and God of all people, God of the Rich and God of the poor. God of the teacher and God of the student. God of the families...

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