Reflections on 50 Years as a R...

Feb 10, 2017 by

I was ordained a rabbi on the Shabbat before the Six-Day War erupted in Israel in 1967.  Little did I realize then how powerfully...

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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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Breathe In, Breathe Out: A Med...

Feb 7, 2017 by

Tell me, have you walked among the trees recently? I will never forget the quality of the silence in the redwood forest we used to...

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Knowing Before Whom I Stand

Jan 31, 2017 by

Bashert: I believe that my encounters in the Rabbinate were meant to be! My paternal grandmother was my first spiritual teacher. Her...

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Funny, You Don’t Look Li...

Jan 27, 2017 by

How many times have I been told, “Funny, you don’t look like a rabbi!” Thirty-six years ago, when I was working as a hospital...

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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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Reflections on 50 Years in the...

Jan 24, 2017 by

Little did I know that when I was accepted to a new undergraduate-graduate program at HUC-JIR and the University of Cincinnati in...

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