Author Archives: rabbisteinman

About rabbisteinman

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

A silly story on a heavy news day

There are a lot of serious news stories that beg for comment. This blog post will not do that. Instead… I’m left-handed. While I do many things as a lefty such as write; eat, throw, kick, peel vegetables, use a … Continue reading

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Four years

Dear MOM, Tonight on the Jewish calendar marks 4 years since you died. It is hard to believe, four years. There are so many things to say and so many things I wish we could talk about, but those remain … Continue reading

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We are Religious Jews!

This is the sermon I delivered at Temple Beth Hillel on Yom Kippur morning at both services (click on the world ‘this’ and you should be directed to the text).  

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Count Your Marbles: Honor Jewish Time

This is the sermon I delivered on Erev Rosh Hashanah 5775 at Temple Beth Hillel.

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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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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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