Kotel Controversy

Jul 12, 2017 by

World Jewry was shocked that Prime Minister Netanyahu reneged on his commitment to developing a pluralistic space at the Kotel so...

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Reform Rabbis Worldwide Renew ...

Mar 28, 2016 by

Over 300 Reform Rabbis – North American, Israeli, European, Australian, Russian and from elsewhere – gathered in Jerusalem and Tel...

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Home Again: After the Women of...

Nov 20, 2013 by

I am home again, missing Israel. In the time since I returned from the CCAR/WRN Women of the Wall Rabbinic Mission, I have been asked...

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My Tallit Is from Israel: CCAR...

Nov 6, 2013 by

My tallit is from Israel. It is the tallit that I wore daily during my year in Israel, wore when I was ordained, stood under when I...

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Why I’m Going to Israel ...

Nov 1, 2013 by

I am packing for Israel, after a long time away. Like nearly all Reform Rabbis, I spent my first year of the rabbinical program in...

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I Am The Egg (Wo)Man: Reflecti...

Jul 11, 2013 by

“Jerusalem has greatly sinned, therefore she is become a mockery. All who admired her despise her, for they have seen her...

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New Walls, Old Walls: Your Tho...

Jun 4, 2013 by

“My daughter was at the Kotel on Rosh Hodesh Sivan, witnessed the violence against Women of the Wall and is now afraid to return...

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