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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Post-Pesach Blog: Zero-Based S...

Apr 23, 2014 by

Passover might be over, but it’s not too late (or too early…) to look back and start to bank ideas for next year.  Rabbi...

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Pesach Blog: Why is this Hagga...

Mar 18, 2014 by

Purim is over so Pesach is not far away.  My congregation has the new CCAR Haggadah (Sharing the Journey) set and ready to go for a...

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Purim – Time for New Int...

Mar 14, 2014 by

I was teaching an Introduction to Judaism class this Tuesday night about (fittingly) Purim. I was in the midst of explaining to my...

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Passover Blog: Using Visual T’...

Feb 23, 2014 by

Mah Nishtana halaila hazeh?  What makes this seder different from all others?  For many families and synagogues this year, it will be...

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Pesach Blog: How I Learned to ...

Feb 23, 2014 by

My history with haggadot is probably typical but certainly multi-layered.  I grew up with the venerable Union Haggadah.  In...

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CCAR Haggadot: A Feast of Hagg...

Feb 21, 2014 by

I know, I know, Purim hasn’t even arrived yet, but Passover isn’t too far away and it’s never too early to begin to...

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Machzor Blog: Rediscovering th...

Feb 19, 2014 by

When I pray, words wash over me.  The ideas they carry fill my brain.  The images they convey float through my mind.  The feelings...

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