AIDS is still here

I have done AIDS/HIV work for more than 30 years. In September I participated in a United Nations AIDS-PEPFAR Faith Initiative Virtual HIV Interfaith Conference. The Theme was “Resilience & Renewal: faith in the HIV response”. Resilience & Renewal provided a space for sharing, capacity building and advocacy among people of faith involved in the…Read more »

Pride Inside: A Discussion of Queer Spirituality

My new book  Mishkan Ga’avah: Where Pride Dwells- A Celebration of LGBTQ Jewish Life and Ritual (CCAR PRESS, 2020) was celebrated with a book launch in June for Pride Month.  Pride Inside was a online queer spirituality discussion with queer and allied faith leaders that was co-sposnsored by the Central Conference of American Rabbis and…Read more »

From Despair to Hope: Facing Our Depths And Lifting toward Hope.

My sermon from Rosh Hashanah Eve 5780 Delivered at Congregation Kol Ami. The world is broken.  But you already knew that. You didn’t need to come here to understand the fragile nature of the times we are in. We just have to look around us to see the world is on fire. Literally and figuratively.…Read more »