Mourning My (Unknown) Child

Apr 8, 2019 by

It was one of the happiest moments of my life. Holding my wife’s hand in the ultrasound room, we heard that rapid thump thump thump...

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Writing Our Rabbinic Histories

Apr 3, 2019 by

As a rabbinical student, I spent a lot of time studying and working with Dr. Gary Zola, and so I am never that surprised to find...

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A Class Reunion Dinner at CCAR...

Apr 2, 2019 by

An Italian restaurant.  The pasta, pizza, atmosphere— all these things were lovely.  However, this particular dinner was not really...

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The Reform Pay Equity Initiati...

Apr 2, 2019 by

On this Equal Pay Day it is important to note that the gender-based pay gap is a #metoo issue, meaning the societal norms which deny...

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Prayer and Pancakes at CCAR Co...

Apr 2, 2019 by

A day that begins at a historic synagogue and concludes with lemon ricotta pancakes is an excellent one, if you ask me. In between...

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Finding the 2019 CCAR Board of...

Apr 1, 2019 by

In 1890, in his message to the first convention of the CCAR, Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise shared the following: “Whatever advances the...

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Dr. Susannah Heschel on Her Fa...

Apr 1, 2019 by

After a gracious introduction by Rabbi Gary Zola, Dr. Susannah Heschel took the stage at the 130th Convention of the Conference of...

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