WUPJ Connections 2017 – Differ...

Jun 1, 2017 by

Recently, I had the privilege of participating in the World Union for Progressive Judaism’s Connections 2017 conference in...

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What Happens When We Listen?

Mar 23, 2017 by

Our world has become filled with talking.  We have to push our thoughts and opinions out into the world in an effort to convince...

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Could You Hear Us Over The Sea...

Jan 27, 2017 by

Last year, during the High Holidays, my Heshbon nefesh brought me to question whether I am doing enough to share and protest...

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CCAR Israel Leadership Trip

Jan 18, 2017 by

Greetings from Eretz Yisrael, where I’m privileged to be studying and traveling with a group of CCAR colleagues.  What distinguishes...

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The Mistaken Equivalency of An...

Dec 15, 2016 by

Earlier this year I had occasion to speak at a synagogue in Johannesburg, South Africa. The subject was my motivation and experience...

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My Recent Visit to Israel

Sep 21, 2016 by

When I first attended HUC-JIR in Cincinnati back in 1959, Reform rabbis were still divided in their commitment to the new Jewish...

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A National Tragedy of our Own ...

Jun 16, 2016 by

Recently Ha’aretz columnist Ari Shavit published an essay in which he called upon the rational Israeli majority to join forces....

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Yom HaAtzmaut, One Family’s Ho...

May 12, 2016 by

Congratulations! You made it through all of the big feelings of Yom HaZikaron, and emerged into one of the best days of any small...

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