Author Archives: rabbisteinman

About rabbisteinman

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

Happy birthday, Mom

Today would have been MY MOM’s 70th birthday. I am so grateful that MY SISTER and I had a professional photographer take these photos at her 65th birthday celebration. We knew they woudl be a treasure, we could never have … Continue reading

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Red alert

There is so much to say and so much being said about what is happening in Israel, Gaza and the West Bank. Two days ago I downloaded an app called “Red Alert” that lets you know (you can set the … Continue reading

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Changes

Today I start a new chapter. I begin a new position at Temple Beth Hillel as Director of Religious Education. My work will primarily be in Temple Beth Hillel’s schools, especially the religious school and I will also have some … Continue reading

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Rememberance

Today marks Yom HaZikaron, the day of remembrance for fallen soldiers and victims of terror. This tribute seems most appropriate today. This year we remember: 23,169 fallen soldiers and 2,495 victims of terror. 57 more since last Memorial Day. “A … Continue reading

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The graduate

Today begins an exciting weekend for my family. MY SISTER is graduating! She worked INCREDIBLY hard, going to school, completing clinical hours all while working full time.  MY SISTER will be (after the ceremony tonight I will say is) a marriage … Continue reading

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Addressing gun violence at #ccar14

Read my post here.

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Social media and earthquakes

Carole King said it best when she sang, “I feel the earth move under my feet,” except I was asleep. Yes there was an earthquake in the Los Angeles area. Thank God, everyone is safe and there is no damage … Continue reading

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