5 Things To Do When Developing...

Nov 13, 2019 by

It’s hard to overstate the importance of maintaining the highest ethical standards in our sacred work together. In light of this...

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Confidentiality in the Ethics ...

May 10, 2019 by

What is confidentiality in the CCAR ethics process, and how does it differ from other settings, such as pastoral counseling?...

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What is Unique About the CCAR ...

Jun 8, 2018 by

The CCAR Code of Ethics is an “ecclesiastical” system, based on religious principles and our lived experience and shared expectations...

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“Rabbi, How Can I Pray if I Do...

Nov 5, 2014 by

Many of us find it difficult to think of the world as having any kind of metaphysical aspect to it at all. But if that’s the case,...

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Lobbying for Immigration in Sa...

May 30, 2013 by

What does it mean to be part of a movement? What could it look like if we actually moved together? On Thursday May 23rd forty-two...

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Israel: Reaffirming Hope

Mar 12, 2013 by

This past January I had the privilege of serving as the co-chair, along with Arnie Gluck, of the CCAR’s trip to Israel.  One of...

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Arming Rabbis? Not in My Time,...

Dec 28, 2012 by

Yes, I have fired a gun on more than one occasion; most recently at a training range on a Kibbutz in Israel* in 2009 and early on as...

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