In Every Generation

Mar 29, 2018 by

A Reading for Pesach 5778* In every generation We come out of Egypt. Let freedom ring. In every generation We stand up to Pharaoh....

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Seek Justice for All

Mar 28, 2018 by

How do we teach our children the story of Passover when there are so many atrocities? How can we play with plague puppets and plastic...

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Pesach by Foot

Mar 27, 2018 by

I write to you from the Israel National Trail (Shvil Yisrael), which was conceived of in 1995 by Avraham Tamir after he hiked the...

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Moral Resistance and Spiritual...

Mar 14, 2018 by

In anticipation of the release of CCAR Press’s newest book, Moral Resistance and Spiritual Authority: Our Jewish Obligation to Social...

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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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