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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Sukkot Inclusion and Children&...

Oct 9, 2017 by

After the power drill is put away and all of the pointy parts of the s’chach that is just right for poking your brothers’ eyes out is...

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Modern Israel and Interfaith R...

Oct 3, 2017 by

Recently, I was guest lecturer at Georgia Tech. I addressed a bright group of young juniors and seniors taking a Religion and Science...

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Walking the Elul Journey: My T...

Sep 20, 2017 by

As I walk this journey this month of Elul, my t’shuvah trail focuses on relationship: I remember the rabbinic thoughts of the...

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Bnei Belial—The Children of No...

Sep 19, 2017 by

Hannah, heroine of our Haftarah for Rosh HaShanah, has continuously challenged communal assumptions.  For me, her plea not to be...

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What an AA meeting Taught Me a...

Sep 18, 2017 by

Last week, a good friend of mine invited me to join them when they received their 2-year coin at Alcoholics Anonymous. This is not a...

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A Rosh HaShanah Reflection on ...

Sep 18, 2017 by

I love asking my kids, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” because I am always so enamored and tickled with their answers. ...

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