Author Archives: rabbisteinman

About rabbisteinman

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

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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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. HereĀ 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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