CCAR 2017 Convention: “We Need...

Mar 20, 2017 by

There’s a saying attributed to Rabbi Elliot Kleinman that the weather at convention is always “72 and fluorescent” (I’d say it’s...

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There is No Moment Too Small o...

Mar 13, 2017 by

We are surrounded by holiness. By beauty. By wonder and awe. At the same time, we must live life as it’s offered to us, sometimes...

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America Needs Your Voice, and ...

Mar 9, 2017 by

Some rabbis think that Judaism is relevant for American society. If you’re one of those rabbis, you should seriously consider...

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Sharing the Journey: The Hagga...

Mar 3, 2017 by

Passover Seders in my family were always large affairs.  Persons who had no place to go for Seder (“Welcome the stranger…”) and...

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Nu, Did You Know? What’s New F...

Feb 22, 2017 by

There is so much going on around us that it is easy to let information slip through the cracks. As we head toward Convention, our...

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The Story Behind “Come, Rain” ...

Feb 21, 2017 by

“Come, Rain” is not only a prayer for rain, it’s a metaphor for the blessings of love. Love waters our lives, our hopes, and our...

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What I’ve Learned from 27 Year...

Feb 15, 2017 by

I remember my first CCAR convention vividly. It was 1991, the first year after my ordination. I was serving a congregation in...

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