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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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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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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Looking Back on 50 years in th...

Jan 17, 2017 by

As the 50th anniversary of my ordination at HUC-JIR approaches, I’d like to share three of the most rewarding aspects of my...

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The Road Not Taken

Jan 9, 2017 by

I grew up in a loving Orthodox family in Boston.  When I was 9 years old, my world changed.  I was playing in the streets with an...

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Reflections from Rabbi Ferenc ...

Jan 4, 2017 by

It has been my destiny to always serve congregations in cities and towns that start with the letter “B”:  Budapest, Hungary;...

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Fifty years in the Reform Rabb...

Dec 27, 2016 by

My first posting after ordination was as the assistant Rabbi at Temple Beth El in San Antonio, and among the many things I learned...

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My Rabbinate at 50 years

Dec 19, 2016 by

The gift of being a Rabbi was not a conscious decision but rather a tender and loving commandment “This is what you will...

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