B’rit Olam, Racial Justi...

Jun 10, 2020 by

When Donald Trump stood in front of the St. John’s Episcopal Church and declared martial law, we witnessed birkat...

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As Jews, We Cannot Leave the T...

Jun 8, 2020 by

In the wake of the racist killing of George Floyd, Rabbi Samuel Gordon of Congregation Sukkat Shalom in Wilmette, Illinois, shares...

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The Beauty of a Southern Jewis...

Oct 8, 2019 by

The front desk clerk at my Montgomery, Alabama hotel cheerfully told me, “I have a river-view room for you.” Night had fallen; but...

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Truth, Justice and Reconciliat...

Aug 26, 2019 by

Today started with us learning text, the lifeblood of our rabbinic life, the source of our authority.  It is essential that we...

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Truth, Justice and Reconciliat...

Aug 22, 2019 by

Montgomery, Alabama is a clean, glistening city.  Sunlight dances off the white, marble dome of the Capitol building. ...

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We Stand Here This Day: This i...

Oct 11, 2016 by

I am a rabbi, I am a mother, a wife, a grandmother, a faithful friend, and a human being. These are blessed gifts in my life in...

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A Rabbi’s Reflections from Roa...

Jul 1, 2015 by

On Thursday, June 25, I traveled to Roanoke, Virginia with Legislative Assistant Claire Shimberg and other voting rights advocates...

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In Response to the Massacre in...

Jun 23, 2015 by

“God Bless America!” In these times especially we implore: “God Bless America.” How we need your blessings, O God. How we long for...

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