See Something, Say Something: ...

Jun 27, 2019 by

As a rabbi, who also happens to be a woman, I am living through an unprecedented time, recognizing that I have the honor of standing...

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Why Requesting the “Male” Rabb...

May 29, 2019 by

The email arrived Thursday morning – a couple set to be married on Sunday was in desperate need of an officiant. Their rabbi had a...

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I Am a Woman, and I Have Gende...

Mar 11, 2019 by

Far too often, members of congregational search committees say they don’t need to worry about gender bias because they have women on...

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King David, Bill Clinton, and ...

Sep 27, 2018 by

This summer, I listened to Professor Orit Avnery at the Shalom Hartman Institute, describing King David’s wrongdoing with Bat-Sheva....

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A #MeToo/#GamAni Confession fo...

Aug 31, 2018 by

As we enter the High Holy Days, we reflect on our individual failings, but our liturgy also instructs us to confess communally,...

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A Sacred Calling Program Remin...

Mar 5, 2018 by

Here at Congregation B’nai Israel in Little Rock, we kicked off a four-part Sacred Calling series this past Shabbat. In many ways,...

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On the Shoulders of Revolution...

Oct 13, 2016 by

As a child, I could see myself becoming a rabbi. And now, as a queer rabbinic student, I can envision myself echoing the call of...

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Definitions of Feminism

Jun 16, 2016 by

By all accounts, I was the least likely person to edit a book about women rabbis. Until recently, I recoiled at the very thought of...

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