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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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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A Turning Point in History: Th...

Feb 8, 2017 by

We are excited to welcome over 500 colleagues to The Temple during our upcoming CCAR Convention in Atlanta. This year marks the 150th...

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Could You Hear Us Over The Sea...

Jan 27, 2017 by

Last year, during the High Holidays, my Heshbon nefesh brought me to question whether I am doing enough to share and protest...

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A Blessing for Inauguration Sh...

Jan 19, 2017 by

As we enter this Shabbat and are on the cusp of new political leadership we pray for a unifying vision based on the Declaration of...

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Standing as Witness and Capabl...

Nov 8, 2016 by

Today is Election Day. Along with my wife, colleagues at The Temple Rabbis Peter Berg, Loren Filson Lapidus, Lydia Medwin, an...

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Nitzavim: Standing Up for Vote...

Nov 7, 2016 by

As we approach the Presidential election this Tuesday, I think we are all experiencing a bit of fatigue.  The stakes certainly seem...

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Why I Do Not Mourn on Tisha B&...

Oct 26, 2016 by

Tisha B’Av, the 9th day of the Hebrew month Av, is a Jewish day of mourning associated with the Babylonian Destruction of the...

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