“Gates” as an Endu...

Sep 6, 2018 by

At Neilah, the closing service at the end of Yom Kippur, we imagine ourselves standing at the gates of heaven, urgently pleading for...

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A Less Lonely Path to Repentan...

Sep 5, 2018 by

The High Holy Day days can be a lonely experience. Though many of us gather in overflowing sanctuaries, together with family and...

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A Lifelong Process of Becoming

Aug 28, 2018 by

The High Holy Days are that special time in the Jewish calendar for us to take a step back and reflect on who we are as people. We...

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Walking the Elul Journey: My T...

Sep 20, 2017 by

As I walk this journey this month of Elul, my t’shuvah trail focuses on relationship: I remember the rabbinic thoughts of the...

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13 Ways a Rabbi Can Help Jews ...

Nov 12, 2013 by

I have just co-lead a class at HUC-JIR in their Pastoral Counseling Course on addictions and how Rabbis and congregations can be...

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