Reflections on 50 Years in the...

Jan 24, 2017 by

Little did I know that when I was accepted to a new undergraduate-graduate program at HUC-JIR and the University of Cincinnati in...

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Looking Back on 50 years in th...

Jan 17, 2017 by

As the 50th anniversary of my ordination at HUC-JIR approaches, I’d like to share three of the most rewarding aspects of my...

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The Road Not Taken

Jan 9, 2017 by

I grew up in a loving Orthodox family in Boston.  When I was 9 years old, my world changed.  I was playing in the streets with an...

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Fifty Years in the Reform Rabb...

Dec 27, 2016 by

Let me begin this blog by saying that I grew up in Cincinnati, for many years the beating heart of Reform Judaism in America,...

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My Rabbinate at 50 years

Dec 19, 2016 by

The gift of being a Rabbi was not a conscious decision but rather a tender and loving commandment “This is what you will...

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On the Eve of Thanksgiving, Fu...

Nov 23, 2016 by

On this eve of Thanksgiving, I am reflecting deeply and with profound movement of spirit and heart upon two weeks of listening,...

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A Reminder of Some of the Most...

Oct 21, 2016 by

As I move more deeply into my third year of working with the CCAR to provide companionship and guidance in the area of self-care, the...

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Yom Kippur and Hurricane Mathe...

Oct 19, 2016 by

When one is forced to abandon one’s home due to a hurricane or a natural disaster, it feels strange to walk around another community...

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