Circular Rainbows, Fractals, a...

Aug 8, 2017 by

“Renew the old and sanctify the new.”  – Rav Abraham Isaac Kook The thoughtful use of technology can enhance Jewish spiritual...

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High-Tech & High-Touch Vi...

Jul 20, 2016 by

A camp that blends Reform Jewish values with science and technology is practically a dream-come-true for me.  It only makes sense...

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Post-Pesach Blog: Zero-Based S...

Apr 23, 2014 by

Passover might be over, but it’s not too late (or too early…) to look back and start to bank ideas for next year.  Rabbi...

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Pesach Blog: Why is this Hagga...

Mar 18, 2014 by

Purim is over so Pesach is not far away.  My congregation has the new CCAR Haggadah (Sharing the Journey) set and ready to go for a...

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Passover Blog: Using Visual T’...

Feb 23, 2014 by

Mah Nishtana halaila hazeh?  What makes this seder different from all others?  For many families and synagogues this year, it will be...

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How a Whole Congregation Wrote...

Sep 30, 2013 by

The Genesis of a Social Sermon Utilizing a process called the Social Sermon, I developed my Yom Kippur morning sermon this year in...

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What Makes for Great Prayer?: ...

Feb 25, 2013 by

Last week, I was given a wonderfully challenging task as the CCAR rabbinic staff member at the NFTY Convention:  Take fifty...

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