Funny, You Don’t Look Li...

Jan 27, 2017 by

How many times have I been told, “Funny, you don’t look like a rabbi!” Thirty-six years ago, when I was working as a hospital...

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The Torah: A Women’s Com...

Aug 1, 2016 by

It began as many new relationships do:  I was curious but tentative.  How would this new entity fit into my life?  Did I really need...

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Complete Equality Comes to the...

May 31, 2016 by

I recently had the pleasure of sitting with a group of women days before their ordination as Reform rabbis. On that magical cusp...

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Beyond Colorful Socks and a Ne...

Apr 19, 2016 by

“I like Rabbi Prosnit’s colorful socks,” said a congregant during last week’s synagogue program. This comment was a response to one...

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Reflections on the Rabbiner Re...

Aug 19, 2014 by

I  never  knew.  I didn’t know about Regina Jonas.  That is until this summer. Regina Jonas was the first woman rabbi. ...

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I Am The Egg (Wo)Man: Reflecti...

Jul 11, 2013 by

“Jerusalem has greatly sinned, therefore she is become a mockery. All who admired her despise her, for they have seen her...

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On This Side of History –...

Jun 27, 2013 by

What does it feel like when a human-made law tells you your relationship isn’t worth as much as that of others even when...

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Our Sisters, May We Become Tho...

Jun 20, 2013 by

It was a beautiful Sunday and a perfect day for an ordination. The hall was crowded, and everyone joyfully hugged and wished each...

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