Why I’m Going On the CCAR “Sta...

Dec 6, 2013 by

In January, the CCAR is leading a rabbinic trip to Israel focusing on the culture of entrepreneurship in the country.  This trip is...

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Home Again: After the Women of...

Nov 20, 2013 by

I am home again, missing Israel. In the time since I returned from the CCAR/WRN Women of the Wall Rabbinic Mission, I have been asked...

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Remarks from the CCAR Rabbinic...

Nov 11, 2013 by

Remarks from Dedication at Memorial to German Resistance with Christian Schmidt, member of the Bundestag and Parliamentary Secretary...

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My Tallit Is from Israel: CCAR...

Nov 6, 2013 by

My tallit is from Israel. It is the tallit that I wore daily during my year in Israel, wore when I was ordained, stood under when I...

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Traveling with Colleagues: Sta...

Oct 14, 2013 by

In 2010, we had the opportunity of traveling to Israel on an Israel Familiarization Trip.  The trip’s goal was to help us learn how...

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Reflections on Meeting Pope Fr...

Jun 25, 2013 by

Yesterday, I had the privilege of meeting Pope Francis, accompanied by my wife, Susie, and members of a small delegation of Jewish...

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Rabbis Organizing Rabbis: Immi...

May 28, 2013 by

(The CCAR “Gang of Ten”: Rabbis Michael Namath, Baht Weiss, Sam Gordon, Esther Lederman, Greg Litcofsky, Ari Margolis,...

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Serve the Eternal With Joy

Apr 24, 2013 by

The Psalmist calls to us, “Serve the Eternal with joy!” For three days, participants of the Consultation on Conscience heard from...

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