Mussar for Rabbis – Bitachon (...

Sep 17, 2014 by

“Rabbi, I wouldn’t want your job,” congregants have often said to me, most often in connection with the rabbi’s...

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What Are We Doing Here?: Mishk...

Sep 8, 2014 by

You are probably aware, if you’ve sat through High Holy Day services in years past, that these worship services run longer than...

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What Matters in Israel

Aug 21, 2014 by

I continue to think about my recent mission to Israel in the midst of the Gaza Operation. I have written my political analysis, but...

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Mazel Tov, You Failed!

Feb 6, 2014 by

My kids used to love the Disney movie, “Meet the Robinsons.” The scene I love in this movie is where young inventor Will...

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Taking out the (Sacred?) Trash

Jan 7, 2014 by

Leviticus assigns some very messy duties to the Cohanim, the Priests of otherwise exalted status in the ancient Temple.  Not only is...

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Month One: Thoughts from a New...

Aug 15, 2013 by

I have frequently been telling others that now that I am a rabbi, my dreams have become a reality.  Yet, I’m not quite sure how real...

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A Second Act, Again: Reflectio...

Aug 12, 2013 by

When I left the corporate world as a director at 33 many people wondered why.  I was climbing the ladder, had a great job, good...

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Nourishing the Jewish Spirit a...

Jul 19, 2013 by

As I reflect on my two weeks as rabbinic faculty for the 6-7th grade session Shomrim, I am truly moved by the experience. I think I...

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