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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Hyde Amendment Anniversary

Oct 4, 2019 by

We read Nitzvaim the Shabbat before Rosh Hashanah and again on Yom Kippur Morning.   In this portion, we are told we...

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Reckoning with the Sins of Sla...

Oct 4, 2019 by

I was pleased to see that the Central Conference of American Rabbis led a rabbinic mission to Montgomery, Alabama. A little more than...

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Deeds, Not Fasting

Oct 2, 2019 by

In Talmudic times of trouble, tractate Taanit tells how the Jewish community needs to move forward: The elder among them says words...

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Truth, Justice and Reconciliat...

Sep 3, 2019 by

The last day of any mission, trip or conference leads one to think about travel and arriving safely at home.  I mean, what could...

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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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Sunday Night’s Mass Meeting

Aug 14, 2019 by

CCAR members and clergy from other faiths were in El Paso, Texas July 28-29th for two days in support of Moral Mondays at the...

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Sunday Morning: The Shelter

Aug 12, 2019 by

CCAR members and clergy from other faiths were in El Paso, Texas July 28-29th for two days in support of Moral Mondays at the...

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