After Charlottesville

Aug 15, 2017 by

On August 21, 1790, George Washington wrote to the Jewish community of Newport, Rhode Island: “…the Government of the...

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Shabbat and Social Justice

Jul 28, 2017 by

In anticipation of the release of CCAR Press’s newest book, Seven Days, Many Voices: Insights into the Biblical Story of...

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Religion and Relationships on ...

Jun 2, 2017 by

Racial justice is preoccupying many religious leaders.  As in too many other cities across the country, protests erupted in Charlotte...

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The Call to Account Will Conti...

Apr 27, 2017 by

Last week’s parashah, Shemini, describes Aaron’s response to the unexpected, enigmatic death of his two sons: “And Aaron was silent”...

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Each Person Must See Themselve...

Apr 9, 2017 by

“In every generation, each person must see themselves as if they went out of Egypt.” This is my favorite line in the Haggadah. In the...

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A Turning Point in History: Th...

Feb 8, 2017 by

We are excited to welcome over 500 colleagues to The Temple during our upcoming CCAR Convention in Atlanta. This year marks the 150th...

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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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A Blessing for Inauguration Sh...

Jan 19, 2017 by

As we enter this Shabbat and are on the cusp of new political leadership we pray for a unifying vision based on the Declaration of...

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