Machzor Blog: Thoughts on Tora...

Jun 19, 2013 by

Our congregation, Westchester Reform Temple in Scarsdale, New York, has been worshipping with a draft copy of Mishkan HaNefesh for...

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Fish Forks and Beer Mugs: Choo...

Jun 5, 2013 by

The nature of the book has changed dramatically in recent years. From the old standard of signatures of paper, in multiples of 16,...

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Mishkan T’filah for Chil...

May 23, 2013 by

I have always wrestled with the siddur.  However, I thought I had reached my peace with it, until I was asked to write Mishkan...

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Machzor Blog: Unetaneh Tokef

May 21, 2013 by

I was asked to serve on the core editorial for the new Reform Machzor in November of 2009.  Our first actual meeting was in January,...

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Machzor Blog: A Personal Visio...

May 16, 2013 by

For the last three years I have been privileged to serve on the core editorial team of the new Reform machzor, to be called Mishkan...

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Machzor Blog: Cosmic Forgivene...

May 2, 2013 by

Somewhere between the tablet and the Tablet, there was a primitive invention known as the Etch A Sketch. You could take your...

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Moving Trucks, Pallets, and th...

Apr 29, 2013 by

Things I never thought my rabbinic school education would prepare me to do: Study sales figures on spread sheets Spend time...

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Machzor Blog: Controversy For ...

Apr 17, 2013 by

What do you we think people should want to hear rabbis speak about on Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur?  Do they want to be comforted and...

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