It’s Lonely in the Middl...

Jul 6, 2017 by

In anticipation of the release of CCAR Press’s newest book, The Fragile Dialogue: New Voices of Liberal Zionism, we’ve...

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What’s in an Anniversary?

Jun 29, 2017 by

In anticipation of the release of CCAR Press’s newest book, The Fragile Dialogue: New Voices of Liberal Zionism, we’ve...

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My Classmate Was A Force of Na...

Jun 27, 2017 by

Each of my HUC-JIR classmates (Cincinnati ’60) has had a transformative impact on his congregation or community.  (Yes, sadly we were...

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WUPJ Connections 2017 – Differ...

Jun 1, 2017 by

Recently, I had the privilege of participating in the World Union for Progressive Judaism’s Connections 2017 conference in...

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Could You Hear Us Over The Sea...

Jan 27, 2017 by

Last year, during the High Holidays, my Heshbon nefesh brought me to question whether I am doing enough to share and protest...

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CCAR Israel Leadership Trip

Jan 18, 2017 by

Greetings from Eretz Yisrael, where I’m privileged to be studying and traveling with a group of CCAR colleagues.  What distinguishes...

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The Mistaken Equivalency of An...

Dec 15, 2016 by

Earlier this year I had occasion to speak at a synagogue in Johannesburg, South Africa. The subject was my motivation and experience...

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My Recent Visit to Israel

Sep 21, 2016 by

When I first attended HUC-JIR in Cincinnati back in 1959, Reform rabbis were still divided in their commitment to the new Jewish...

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