Canceling In-Person URJ Reform...

Apr 30, 2020 by

When news broke that the Union for Reform Judaism made the most difficult, scientifically-based, values-based decision not to hold...

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Why the CCAR Fights to Keep Co...

Apr 13, 2020 by

Three weeks ago at CCAR Connect 2020, many of us learned from Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights,...

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The World as It Is: Passover 5...

Apr 8, 2020 by

The World as It Is: [1]: Coronavirus has forced me, like many people, to change my exercise routines. Instead of a half hour on the...

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Gam Zeh Yaavor: Uplifting Each...

Mar 30, 2020 by

Gam Zeh Yaavor. According to the Jewish folktale, this was the inscription inside Solomon’s “magical” ring, which if a...

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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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A First Funeral During the COV...

Mar 25, 2020 by

To my colleagues and community, I officiated at the funeral of a wonderful man who, while fighting cancer, was felled by COVID-19....

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‘Isolation Need Not Mean...

Mar 23, 2020 by

Each year at CCAR Convention, it’s customary for the CCAR President to address the rabbinic membership. However this year,...

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Coronavirus and the Clergy-Pen...

Mar 18, 2020 by

Jean-Marc Favreau and Michael Gan of Peer, Gan & Gisler, LLP share guidance around confidentiality between rabbis and community...

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