Mishkan HaLev: Transported Bey...

Jun 28, 2017 by

A prayerbook is a repository of rituals and ceremonies; its language is often formulaic and sometimes feels abstract. Yet the rituals...

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My Classmate Was A Force of Na...

Jun 27, 2017 by

Each of my HUC-JIR classmates (Cincinnati ’60) has had a transformative impact on his congregation or community.  (Yes, sadly we were...

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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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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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Creating Holy Moments

Nov 21, 2016 by

A way to deepen the Shabbat experience involves less talking and more silence—something focused more internally. It is a practice...

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What is Your Concept of Soul a...

Sep 29, 2016 by

As we ask big questions during the High Holy Days, Lights in the Forest: Rabbis Respond to Twelve Essential Jewish Questions,...

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What is God’s Relationship to ...

Sep 22, 2016 by

As we ask big questions during the High Holy Days, Lights in the Forest: Rabbis Respond to Twelve Essential Jewish Questions,...

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The Torah: A Women’s Com...

Aug 1, 2016 by

It began as many new relationships do:  I was curious but tentative.  How would this new entity fit into my life?  Did I really need...

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