Nourishing the Jewish Spirit a...

Jul 19, 2013 by

As I reflect on my two weeks as rabbinic faculty for the 6-7th grade session Shomrim, I am truly moved by the experience. I think I...

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Week One: Thoughts from a New ...

Jul 17, 2013 by

Being a seasoned rabbi of nearly five weeks and an experienced member of a clergy team for five days, I can honestly say that I have...

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Our Sisters, May We Become Tho...

Jun 20, 2013 by

It was a beautiful Sunday and a perfect day for an ordination. The hall was crowded, and everyone joyfully hugged and wished each...

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Gender and the Rabbinate: Diff...

Jun 6, 2013 by

In the final session of the recent two-day CCAR conference on “Gender: Difficult Issues,” there were no epiphanies....

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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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Rabbis Organizing Rabbis: Immi...

May 28, 2013 by

(The CCAR “Gang of Ten”: Rabbis Michael Namath, Baht Weiss, Sam Gordon, Esther Lederman, Greg Litcofsky, Ari Margolis,...

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Serve the Eternal With Joy

Apr 24, 2013 by

The Psalmist calls to us, “Serve the Eternal with joy!” For three days, participants of the Consultation on Conscience heard from...

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Gun Safety Is a Jewish Issue

Apr 4, 2013 by

Gun safety is a Jewish issue.  Since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, Jews have played a prominent role...

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