Category Archives: clergy

Listen to POTUS! #URJbiennial

In a few minutes (around 12:45pm ET), President of the United States, Barack Obama will address more than 6,000 Reform Jews at the Union for Reform Judaism’s biennial convention. Unfortunately I am not there in person this time, so I … Continue reading

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Pardon me, is that a prayerbook on your iPad?

The Central Conference of American Rabbis released the first iPad app for the movement siddur (prayer book), Mishkan T’filah. The app is available on iTunes, follow this link. Right now, only the Friday night Kabbalah Shabbat service is available. More are … Continue reading

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Money, money, money, money

You can hear either the ABBA song or some other version of this word being sung. Money is a major issue. I am not even going to go into personal finance issues. Here I am talking about synagogues. Though I … Continue reading

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MY DAD, the veteran

This past Friday night we went to services to mark MY MOM’s English yahrtzeit (I will be marking the Hebrew date. More on that another time). One of the surprises of the service, besides the amazing experience of walking out of … Continue reading

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Lady Gaga, Alan Cumming, and a rabbi walk into a bar…

It might sound like the beginning of a bad joke. Don’t worry, I’m not going to make it. Instead I’ll tell you what else these figures have in common. The month of October has been deemed LGBT history month by … Continue reading

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Back to school

It is official, I am going back to school next year. I couldn’t be more excited to be doing important learning that will make me a better rabbi in both the short and long-term! Even though it has only been … Continue reading

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