The Salted Offering: GriefR...

Mar 25, 2020 by

Rabbi Nikki DeBlosi wrote this piece to share with colleagues in the Hillel world (and beyond) via Hillel International’s...

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“We Shall Prevail”...

Mar 17, 2020 by

When I was an undergraduate, I took a summer class in Shakespeare. My professor started every class by reciting a sonnet. When...

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Book Excerpt: “Amen: See...

Dec 9, 2019 by

CCAR Press is honored to release Rabbi Karyn D. Kedar’s latest book, Amen: Seeking Presence with Prayer, Poetry and Mindfulness...

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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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Moods and Music: King Shaul an...

Sep 10, 2019 by

“Now the spirit of the Lord departed from Shaul and a רוח רעה ru’ach ra’ah, an evil spirit from the Lord began to terrify him.” What...

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I Never Knew

Aug 12, 2019 by

I never knew. I never knew what this felt like. I really never knew. 27 years as a rabbi, caring for others and yet,I...

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Psalm 27:4 In God’s [Not...

Aug 8, 2019 by

I wrote the draft of what would come to be a Reflection for Focus in my book, Opening Your Heart with Psalm 27, “In God’s...

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Esa Einai: I Lift My Eyes

Aug 6, 2019 by

We must carry the pain of this world, feel its weight, its sadness, and its burden.We live as one humanity, in one world, one...

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