Recharging Judaism, A Partners...

Nov 17, 2017 by

A single sermon cannot heal our world.  A single person cannot heal our world.  Social justice is a collective endeavor.  We need...

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Recharging Judaism: Strengthen...

Nov 16, 2017 by

Each morning we face the news of the evening before. I often pick up my smartphone with dread. Who will be cast into fear and despair...

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A Narrow Bridge

Sep 8, 2017 by

Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav[i] taught: “All the world is a very narrow bridge; the key is not to be paralyzed by fear.” I have been on...

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DACA and Your Congregation: As...

Sep 7, 2017 by

Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai taught:  People were on a ship.  One of them took a drill and started drilling underneath him.  The others...

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Minister March for Justice

Aug 29, 2017 by

Yesterday I had the privilege of addressing the Ministers March For Justice. It was a day filled with inspiring moments. In these...

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Shabbat and Social Justice

Jul 28, 2017 by

In anticipation of the release of CCAR Press’s newest book, Seven Days, Many Voices: Insights into the Biblical Story of...

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Religion and Relationships on ...

Jun 2, 2017 by

Racial justice is preoccupying many religious leaders.  As in too many other cities across the country, protests erupted in Charlotte...

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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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