Selling Judaism

Aug 18, 2016 by

For a long time, the perception has been that marketing and Judaism are like oil and water — they just don’t mix.  Active outreach...

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Tisha B’Av: Modern Destruction...

Aug 12, 2016 by

As I write this, Jews around the world are preparing to commemorate Tisha B’Av. On Tisha B’Av, the 9th of Av, the Temple in Jerusalem...

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Reclaiming Tisha B’Av

Aug 11, 2016 by

If Pesach is the Jewish holiday most celebrated by American Jews, Tisha B’Av is the most second-guessed. Modern Jews...

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Na’Aseh V’Nishma: Podcasting t...

Jun 23, 2016 by

In an age of video and universal sensory stimulation, podcasts are a strange niche. They require us to only listen, and as the...

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Beyond Colorful Socks and a Ne...

Apr 19, 2016 by

“I like Rabbi Prosnit’s colorful socks,” said a congregant during last week’s synagogue program. This comment was a response to one...

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Reform Rabbis Worldwide Renew ...

Mar 28, 2016 by

Over 300 Reform Rabbis – North American, Israeli, European, Australian, Russian and from elsewhere – gathered in Jerusalem and Tel...

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Belgium Raises It All… Over Ag...

Mar 23, 2016 by

Belgium raises it all… over again. This week we read in the Torah (Parashat Tzav, Leviticus 6:1-8:36), once again, of laws pertaining...

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Balancing Critique and Gratitu...

Feb 1, 2016 by

Like many rabbis, I receive a weekly email from the remnants of the Alban Institute, a premier source of information and consulting...

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