One Is Silver and the Other’s ...

Sep 12, 2016 by

“Make new friends, and keep the old. One is silver and the other’s gold.” We all heard and likely sang that ditty as children. We...

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Lest Our Preparation for Praye...

Jul 7, 2016 by

Lists, as we know, play a key role in the Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur liturgy.  Be it Avinu Malkeinu or Al Cheit, our High Holy Day...

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Buying Forgiveness on Credit

Oct 1, 2014 by

Avinu Malkeinu – one of the central prayers associated with the High Holy Days. I remember a congregant in my last community...

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Machzor Blog: Liturgy with a C...

Jul 1, 2013 by

Several years ago one of my congregants captured the essence of a discussion about a future Reform Machzor by saying, “I would like...

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