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About rabbisteinman

I am a rabbi living in North America. I was ordained from HUC-JIR. This is my blog.

Exciting changes

I am excited to announce that this week I start a new job as the Director of Programs and Fund Development for A Wider Bridge. This organizations seeks to inspire LGBT Jews to deepen their connection to the Jewish people … Continue reading

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What to say when you call your senator TODAY!

Today’s the day! Dial 1-888-897-0174 and call on your Senator to protect LGBT workers by passing ENDA now. Click on this flyer and you will have all of the talking points for speaking with your Senator’s representative about ending ENDA!  

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Time to take action in the new year

Happy New Year! One of the awesome High Holy Day sermons that I heard reminded me, “mitzvah goreret mitzvah” doing one mitzvah leads to doing another. I was also reminded that it is imperative upon each person to do the … Continue reading

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Return #blogelul

Here we are. The final day of 5773. I can’t even believe it. On the dawn of this new year may there be more peace, more love, more compassion, more quiet moments, more learning, more hope, more patience, and more … Continue reading

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Give #blogelul

Happy New Year!

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Intend #blogelul #xtremedream

I hope you have been following along on twitter, her website, or other social media as Diana Nyad, as of 9am PDT, is 2 miles from the shore of Florida. She has been in the water for almost 50 hours … Continue reading

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Begin and Hope #blogelul

Today two of my friends, L & D, were married. A new beginning for their family. And a reminder of the importance of hope. Before the SCOTUS ruling at the end of June L & D might have married according … Continue reading

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End #blogelul #whatrabbisdo

My my most dear Rabbi, Cantor, and Educator colleagues, Today’s #blogelul theme is end. While you probably won’t even have time to read this blog post, I want to encourage you and remind you that the end is in sight. … Continue reading

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Love #blogelul

Have you ever had this ruggelah from Marzipan in Jerusalem? Let me assure you, it is love at first bite.

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Dare #blogelul

Yesterday an article was published challenging clergy to lead inspiring worship and simultaneously encouraging “Jews in the pews” to find paths to engagement and study. I dare you to read this article. What do you think? And if you have … Continue reading

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