Speak to the children of Israe...

Feb 12, 2018 by

Jewish history is peppered by tragic events. These are just a few: 1182 – the expulsion of the Jews of France 1290 – the expulsion of...

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How Social Justice Work Blosso...

Jan 4, 2018 by

I have always had a passion for social justice, both in my career as a television producer and in that as a rabbi. Over my nearly ten...

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Social Justice in 2018: Not fo...

Dec 29, 2017 by

A cherished friend of mine, a Christian working as a Synagogue Administrator, once asked me, “How are the same people both...

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Putting the Mitzvah Back into ...

Nov 22, 2017 by

About two years ago, my friend and teacher Rabbi Peter Levi described his daughter’s Bat Mitzvah service. Instead of doing the early...

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Recharging Judaism, A Partners...

Nov 17, 2017 by

A single sermon cannot heal our world.  A single person cannot heal our world.  Social justice is a collective endeavor.  We need...

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Recharging Judaism: Strengthen...

Nov 16, 2017 by

Each morning we face the news of the evening before. I often pick up my smartphone with dread. Who will be cast into fear and despair...

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The Relevance of Prayer in the...

Nov 14, 2017 by

The morning after the Las Vegas Massacre, several identical posts appeared on Facebook, many from rabbis, declaring that ‘Prayer is...

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A Narrow Bridge

Sep 8, 2017 by

Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav[i] taught: “All the world is a very narrow bridge; the key is not to be paralyzed by fear.” I have been on...

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