Author Archives: rabbisteinman

About rabbisteinman

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

What did you do this morning?

This morning I was honored with an invitation from the Israeli Consulate (currently on strike along with the entire Israeli Foreign Ministry) with an invitation to hear Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu address about 200 people at the Museum of Tolerance. … Continue reading

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I am not a yogi (yet) OR back pain stinks

It has been awhile since I last wrote on my blog. Ooops. Work has been great but very busy! (Warning: a little bit of a rant follows) While I took some time away from my computer, I thought it might … Continue reading

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50 lessons learned from the ‘Having it All Project’

My friend from college, BusySinceBirth, created the ‘Having it All Project‘. I participated towards the beginning and she wrote a great summary of the experience. Check it out!  

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I will not be watching

I don’t know about you but I will not be watching the Winter Olympics when they begin next week. I was going back and forth about this issue, however the Russian crackdown on LGBTQ people is just too much. Here is … Continue reading

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Snow Day

The news that the governor of Minnesota closed much of the state due to dangerous cold brought me back, back to the mid-nineties. Then, dear reader, I was a high school student and school was cancelled several times in what … Continue reading

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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 7,200 times in 2013. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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Tears today

Today I am very sad. My colleagues, Rabbis Phyllis and Michael Sommer and their family and circle of friends are laying to rest their little boy, Superman Sam. I pray that in their unimaginable grief and sadness they can feel … Continue reading

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