Sharing the Journey: The Hagga...

Mar 3, 2017 by

Passover Seders in my family were always large affairs.  Persons who had no place to go for Seder (“Welcome the stranger…”) and...

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Monty Python and the Ten Plagu...

Apr 21, 2016 by

Growing up I was a big fan of Monty Python; I would listen to their recording “Live at Drury Lane” over and over again, so much so...

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Promises of Liberation

Apr 20, 2016 by

This week is framed by the unfulfilled promises of liberation. On April 16, we celebrated Emancipation Day, which marks the...

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The Ivrim: Holding Time and Te...

Apr 18, 2016 by

This week, we mark our final days in Egypt. For generations, we have languished in slavery, served our masters from the narrow...

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Dayenu: Enough is Enough

Apr 11, 2016 by

If the Passover seder had an anthem, my vote would be for Dayenu– the jubilant, infectious melody responsible for resuscitating...

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Seder on the Dining Room Floor

Apr 1, 2016 by

Years ago, unplanned repair work on our house in early spring devastated our kitchen and dining room, ripped up our living room...

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Post-Pesach Blog: Zero-Based S...

Apr 23, 2014 by

Passover might be over, but it’s not too late (or too early…) to look back and start to bank ideas for next year.  Rabbi...

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Blurred Lines: The Role of a R...

Dec 18, 2013 by

Thanksgiving can be a great time to be with extended family. . . Especially when it isn’t your own. Even so it’s hard not to long for...

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