Instruments of God

Mar 20, 2018 by

This morning, I woke up at 6:00 AM and made my way to the hotel gym for a short workout. Before you congratulate me, full disclosure:...

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Modeling the Behavior at CCAR ...

Mar 20, 2018 by

One of the most important aspects of my rabbinate is continuing education.  I firmly believe that in order for me to be able to teach...

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Delving Into Israel at CCAR 20...

Mar 19, 2018 by

Monday at the CCAR Convention offered several opportunities to delve into our movement’s evolving relationship with the modern State...

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Get Yourself a Teacher, Find S...

Feb 26, 2018 by

I will always remember my very first CCAR convention.  I was a first year rabbinic student at HUC-JIR in Jerusalem, and the 1995...

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Convention is an Opportunity t...

Feb 15, 2018 by

וְעָ֥שׂוּ לִ֖י מִקְדָּ֑שׁ וְשָׁכַנְתִּ֖י בְּתוֹכָֽם׃ Make me a sanctuary, and I will dwell among you. (Exodus 25:9) וַיִּ֥בֶן...

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CCAR Convention: A Spark for L...

Jan 24, 2018 by

One of the aspects of CCAR Convention that I have come to love is the opportunity to engage with some of the best scholars of our...

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Sea Level: First-timer Reflect...

Mar 28, 2017 by

I am not a big-hotel person. Wandering through long hallways, going up and down in mirrored elevators and walking on endless carpeted...

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Stayed On Freedom

Mar 28, 2017 by

“I woke up this morning with my mind stayed on freedom.” This week, as part of the CCAR rabbinical convention in Atlanta, I had the...

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