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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On the Same Page

Nov 8, 2017 by

How to get 6000+ people on the same page for a service? When we started Rosh Hashanah Under the Stars more than a decade ago, we...

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50 Years a Rabbi: A Path Less ...

Nov 6, 2017 by

Martin Buber’s philosophy and Hasidic spiritual revival, along with my attraction to intensive small group experiences, brought me to...

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A New Amen

Nov 3, 2017 by

The Talmud asks, what is the meaning of the word ‘amen’? Rabbi Ḥanina responds: “It is an acronym of the words: “God, faithful...

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When the Torah Calls Out #MeTo...

Nov 2, 2017 by

Perhaps you are like me – stumbling through my days in a perpetual state of exhaustion. It could be for many reasons: long...

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What is the State of Your Mind...

Oct 23, 2017 by

As an Assistant Rabbi in a mid-sized congregation Devora Silver (name fictionalized) excelled at being an inspiring writer,...

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