Rabbi-Hacking Part I: Hacking ...

Nov 7, 2013 by

“The day is short and the task is great.” Rabbi Tarfon’s observation applies to us as much as it did to our predecessors. Our work is...

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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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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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Machzor Blog: The Holy Days? Y...

Apr 11, 2013 by

Our congregants usually know a good bit about the link between a Pesach Seder and freedom, that to be in a sukkah is to celebrate the...

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Welcoming the New Machzor: Ide...

Mar 20, 2013 by

At our congregation in Atlanta, we have already made our arrangements to purchase the new Machzor – Mishkan HaNefesh – even though it...

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Machzor Blog: A Sin By Any Oth...

Dec 30, 2012 by

Folks out there – colleagues and laypeople alike – feel quite strongly about the use of the word “sin” in the new machzor. Or so it...

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