Each Person Must See Themselve...

Apr 9, 2017 by

“In every generation, each person must see themselves as if they went out of Egypt.” This is my favorite line in the Haggadah. In the...

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The Freedom Seder

Apr 7, 2017 by

Last year, two brave mothers approached me for a meeting. They were looking to find educational opportunities for their children with...

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Our Real Security Tonight is B...

Apr 5, 2017 by

All rabbis have humbling moments when the words that spontaneously emerge from our mouths wind up being far more impactful than those...

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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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LGBT Pride Month: Hungry for J...

Jun 9, 2016 by

It was quite a scene on the fourth day of Pesach in Raleigh, North Carolina. Rabbis from around the state (including several CCAR...

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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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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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