Praying With Our Feet at the M...

Mar 28, 2018 by

Dear Friends, I write this while on a plane en route from our nation’s capital after having shared in a remarkable and life-changing...

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Prayer in the Aftermath of a T...

Feb 21, 2018 by

Our God and God of all people, God of the Rich and God of the poor. God of the teacher and God of the student. God of the families...

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The Relevance of Prayer in the...

Nov 14, 2017 by

The morning after the Las Vegas Massacre, several identical posts appeared on Facebook, many from rabbis, declaring that ‘Prayer is...

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Of Hugs and Vigils: Standing w...

Jun 21, 2016 by

The Orlando International Airport bustles with excited children hugging their favorite characters to their hearts; it’s surrounded by...

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Three Ways to Participate in N...

Jun 1, 2016 by

On June 2, millions of people across the county will be observing the second annual National Gun Violence Awareness Day, also known...

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In Response to the Massacre in...

Jun 23, 2015 by

“God Bless America!” In these times especially we implore: “God Bless America.” How we need your blessings, O God. How we long for...

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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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Arming Rabbis? Not in My Time,...

Dec 28, 2012 by

Yes, I have fired a gun on more than one occasion; most recently at a training range on a Kibbutz in Israel* in 2009 and early on as...

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