Gender and the Rabbinate: Diff...

Jun 6, 2013 by

In the final session of the recent two-day CCAR conference on “Gender: Difficult Issues,” there were no epiphanies....

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Rabbis Organizing Rabbis: Immi...

May 28, 2013 by

(The CCAR “Gang of Ten”: Rabbis Michael Namath, Baht Weiss, Sam Gordon, Esther Lederman, Greg Litcofsky, Ari Margolis,...

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Mishkan T’filah for Chil...

May 23, 2013 by

I have always wrestled with the siddur.  However, I thought I had reached my peace with it, until I was asked to write Mishkan...

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Machzor Blog: What’s in ...

Apr 22, 2013 by

L’chol Machzor, yesh shem… We finally have a name to call our new Machzor!  Mishkan HaNefesh.  As we turn each year to...

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Coming Together in Times of Cr...

Apr 18, 2013 by

As we all try and process the horrors of the Boston marathon bombing, we must remember to stop and appreciate the good works that...

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Machzor Blog: Controversy For ...

Apr 17, 2013 by

What do you we think people should want to hear rabbis speak about on Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur?  Do they want to be comforted and...

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Machzor Blog: The Holy Days? Y...

Apr 11, 2013 by

Our congregants usually know a good bit about the link between a Pesach Seder and freedom, that to be in a sukkah is to celebrate the...

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Gun Safety Is a Jewish Issue

Apr 4, 2013 by

Gun safety is a Jewish issue.  Since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, Jews have played a prominent role...

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