Recently the Jewish Journal published an article by the ever controversial Dennis Prager who wrote a mean-spirited article about transgender people and in particular Rabbi Becky Silverstein- a transgender rabbi. He serves a Conservative congregation in Pasadena, CA and is an extraordinary role model to adults and children alike for his courage and Torah. I…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 »
The following is my Rosh Hashanah Morning Sermon for 5776 Shana Tov. Boker Tov. Good morning and Happy New Year everyone. Character. It is the template of a good person. When we say a someone has character, We mean they are upright; Trustworthy and honest. When we describe a person of character we see someone…Read more »
As you know I traveled to Selma, Alabama to participate in the NAACP’s Journey for Justice representing the Central Conference of Reform Rabbis. I was profoundly moved by my experience marching with the Torah across the Edmund Pettis Bridge. I have written my additional thoughts. Published by the Jewish Journal of Los Angeles. Here is…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 »
One of the 100 Women we love from GO Magazine~ GO Magazine – 100 Women We Love.
I am a feminist. That means I try to promote women and access by women to great jobs, great education, and full liberty and equality in my faith and in civil society. It doesn’t mean – I hate men. I love men! I care about men. I want them to care about me too. Feminism…Read more »