If I Should Meet God

Apr 26, 2016 by

A disciple came to his rabbi and lamented: “Rabbi, I have all these terrible thoughts. I am even afraid to say them. I feel...

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Rabbinic Soul Maintenance

Nov 20, 2014 by

I recently met with a colleague who informed me that she really doesn’t like to ask God for help, especially during Tishrei,...

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Don’t Let Me Struggle Alone: C...

Oct 22, 2014 by

We are blessed to have family and friends whom we rely upon, just as they rely upon us.  As rabbis, we also are blessed to serve...

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Mussar for Rabbis – Bitachon (...

Sep 17, 2014 by

“Rabbi, I wouldn’t want your job,” congregants have often said to me, most often in connection with the rabbi’s...

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#36rabbis – Why I’...

Apr 1, 2014 by

I am about 2 hrs and 10 minutes away from shave-time, and it occurs to me that I should probably try to put into words why it is that...

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It’s my parents’ fault I’m sha...

Apr 1, 2014 by

As I awoke this morning and ran my fingers through my hair, I tried to recall my earliest memories of doing g’milut chasadim (acts of...

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Health and Healing, Wholeness ...

Apr 1, 2014 by

In the Torah portion this week, the priests of ancient Israel find that their religious responsibilities include a role as a public...

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Why I am shaving my head – to ...

Mar 31, 2014 by

I have made lots of jokes about growing my hair out (as best as I could) for this fundraiser for St Baldricks Foundation in honor of...

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