Category Archives: tzedek

The bells of justice ring in Israel!

Tuesday I woke up to news that my colleague Rabbi Miri Gold and the Israel Religious Action Center won the court case that would require the State of Israel to pay Rabbi Gold’s salary. This is news because it is the … Continue reading

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8

On Saturday night the American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) hosted and live-streamed a reading of the play, “8”. Featured in the reading were George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Jane Lynch, Matt Bomer, Matthew Morrison, Christine Lahti, Jamie Lee Curtis, Martin Sheen, and many more … Continue reading

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Go to the movies

This whole blogging while being in school thing is not going very well. I apologize, loyal reader. I would like to pretend that the situation might improve but I want to remain realistic and focused upon my studies so I will … Continue reading

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MY DAD is awesome

You might not be aware, but MY DAD is awesome. In addition to being hilarious (but please don’t encourage him), creative, smart, kind, and sensitive, he is also a professional volunteer. Since his retirement, he elected to spend his time … Continue reading

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Do you like fresh food?

Do you live in the GTA? Do you think that there is nothing compared to the taste of fresh produce grown locally and organically? Well, if you meet any of these criteria, join the Pri Adamah CSA! Every Tuesday come … Continue reading

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Proud to be a Reform Jew

I returned from the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism‘s Consultation on Conscience and I have never been more proud to be an American. though there are lots of things always happening in the USA that are hard to stomach, … Continue reading

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Important vote in Congress. Call now!

The following is from the RAC.org. Please make the call! Anti-Choice Vote Tomorrow, Speak Up Now! The House of Representatives is voting on the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act (H.R. 3) on Wednesday, May 4! This dangerous bill, if … Continue reading

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Happy 50th birthday! #rac50

Happy birthday to the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, affectionately known as the RAC. I traveled to Washington, DC yesterday to attend the Consultation on Conscience. This biannual meeting of the Commission on Social Action and the RAC is … Continue reading

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More seder thoughts

I wrote this d’var Torah for the board meeting last night. (Unfortunately, I didn’t attend because I have a bad cold). Maybe it will be helpful for your seder? —– Two weeks from tonight, God willing, we will be gathered … Continue reading

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In Toronto on Sunday? Come to this!

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