Creation: Fed up with Tohu

Sep 7, 2018 by

I am honored and excited to be the new editor at the CCAR Press. Under the leadership of Rabbi Hara Person, I will be listening to...

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It’s Not the Apocalypse

Sep 4, 2018 by

Many people are speaking like it’s the end of days. We know these people.  Sometimes, we are these people.  The way our world is...

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In Solidarity with Our Israeli...

Jul 19, 2018 by

We join in solidarity with our Israeli colleagues and with the whole Israeli Reform Movement in opposing the Nation State Law just...

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Eulogy for Rabbi Aaron David P...

May 10, 2018 by

I had been meaning to ask Aaron a Talmud question this week. I liked asking Aaron Talmud questions, usually when I was preparing to...

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#ThisIsWhatARabbiLooksLike

Mar 21, 2018 by

What does a rabbi look like? Do you envision the rabbi of your childhood when you picture a rabbi? Is it an iteration of Tevye, the...

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Martin Luther King, Jr. and th...

Mar 6, 2018 by

The night before his death on April 4, 1968 an exhausted Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke at the Masonic Temple in Memphis. The night...

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Watching Adulthood Emerge on C...

Feb 1, 2018 by

Back in the day, thirteen-year-old Jewish boys and girls became adults. Their parents were invited to recite the blessing: Baruch...

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To New Beginnings and a New Ye...

Jan 2, 2018 by

New Year’s Eve has never been that big of a deal for me. However, it was maybe the least exciting “non-celebration,” that was...

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