The Water Will Hold Me Up

Dec 3, 2019 by

So many of my friends love the water. They swim laps, do water aerobics all year long, conceding to the indoor pool during Denver’s...

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5 Things To Do When Developing...

Nov 13, 2019 by

It’s hard to overstate the importance of maintaining the highest ethical standards in our sacred work together. In light of this...

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A Thank You Note to My Son

Nov 6, 2019 by

Rabbi Peter Kessler is senior rabbi at Temple Ohev Sholom in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Here, to honor Transgender Awareness Week and...

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The Beauty of a Southern Jewis...

Oct 8, 2019 by

The front desk clerk at my Montgomery, Alabama hotel cheerfully told me, “I have a river-view room for you.” Night had fallen; but...

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Hyde Amendment Anniversary

Oct 4, 2019 by

We read Nitzvaim the Shabbat before Rosh Hashanah and again on Yom Kippur Morning.   In this portion, we are told we...

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Reckoning with the Sins of Sla...

Oct 4, 2019 by

I was pleased to see that the Central Conference of American Rabbis led a rabbinic mission to Montgomery, Alabama. A little more than...

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Deeds, Not Fasting

Oct 2, 2019 by

In Talmudic times of trouble, tractate Taanit tells how the Jewish community needs to move forward: The elder among them says words...

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