Who Shall Live and Who Shall D...

Sep 27, 2019 by

Who shall live and who shall die… Who shall perish by water and who by fire… The Unetaneh Tokef – Rosh Hashanah’s central prayer – is...

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Behind the Veil

Sep 24, 2019 by

I have known Niv since he was a baby. Living in LA we had a group of Israeli friends with whom we celebrated the Jewish holidays as...

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What We Do Matters and it is G...

Sep 20, 2019 by

“The High Holy Days are upon us.  The High Holy Days are upon us!”  Shouts Paul Revere –stein.  ...

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Written in “Just Five Minutes”...

Sep 18, 2019 by

A reflection by Rabbi Barry H. Block on working through Opening Your Heart with Psalm 27: A Spiritual Practice for the Jewish New...

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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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The Case of the Allegedly Anti...

Sep 9, 2019 by

On Thursday, the CCAR joined the Union for Reform Judaism, the Men of Reform Judaism, the American Jewish Committee, and over 100...

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What is the Future of Religion...

Sep 6, 2019 by

At a recent TV interview in Westborough, MA, I was asked: “What is the future of religion”? I do not know what prompted this question...

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