We released this statement on behalf of the Central Conference of American Rabbis (the oldest and largest rabbinical organization in North American which I have the privilege of serving as President) today in response to the despicable and deplorable statements made by a political candidate. CCAR Statement Condemning Anti-Muslim Bigotry Tuesday, December 8, 2015 The…Read more »
My sermon from Rosh Hashanah Morning 5776 on the ideal of Character.
My Kol Nidre sermon from 5776 on Racism, White Privilege, America’s Journey for Justice.
Shanah Tovah u’metukah. I wish you each a happy and sweet New Year. Do you like creamy peanut butter or crunchy? That was always the debate in my house growing up. My mother was big on creamy JIF peanut butter. You remember. Choosy mothers choose JIF? She was big on the dreaded Concord grape jelly. …Read more »
These were my comments at the NAACP Rally at the beginning of the Journey for Justice. This is a 40 day+ march from Selma, Alabama to Washington, D.C. The Central Conference of American Rabbis is partnering with the NAACP and other African American Civil Rights groups to call attention to the systemic racism in our…Read more »
I just came from Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Interfaith Prayer Breakfast at the official LA Mayor’s residence, Getty House. It is a beautiful grand home with a beautiful back yard and rose bushes and flowers and native Southern California planting. But the colorful garb of the attendees today really made the back yard burst with beautiful…Read more »