The word for friend/friends in Hebrew in Chavera/Chaver/Chaverim I am so thrilled to have contributed a chapter to a phenomenal new book on being and becoming an Ally. This new book “Chaver Up!“, reminds us that being an ally is a deeply Jewish value. In the book, my fellow writers and I grapple with the complexity,…Read more »
Big Sins, Small Sins
My Yom Kippur Sermon was all about big sins and small sins and particularly Micro-agression. It’s something we all need to learn about and be careful about.
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 »
Living with Uncertainty
I am sharing my Rosh HaShanah Sermon with you. It’s titled “Living with Uncertainty”. Inspiration to help us through these days and ways to renew ourselves and our faith. https://youtu.be/aoNbaFQo8ZE
Where Pride Dwells meets LGBTQ STORIES
After many months I am so excited to present my appearance on the amazing podcast, LGBTQ Stories! Produced by Kevin Gerdes the latest episode features my story and some insights into Mishkan Ga’avah: Where Pride Dwells. I hope you enjoy listening.https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/where-pride-dwells-rabbi-denise-eger/id1182213921
I had the privilege to be on a great Podcast hosted by my colleague Rabbi Neil Amswych of Santa Fe, New Mexico. It’s call SoulSearching and is hosted by KSFR Public Radio in Santa Fe. Here’s our time together:
Israel is the ONLY LGBTQ Safe Haven in the Middle East.
I share with you all my latest column in the Jewish Journal
To say I am a bit excited is an understatement. But it arrived yesterday! “Gender and Religious Leadership: Women Rabbis, Pastors and Ministers, my new book co-edited with my good friends and scholars, Hartmut Bomhoff , Kathy Eherensperger and Walter Homolka is out! I received the author’s copies yesterday. I hope you are interested in…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 »
Gender and Religious Leadership
I am thrilled to announce the upcoming publication of a book I co-edited: Gender and Religious Leadership: Women Rabbis, Pastors and Ministers. It is to be published next month by Lexington Books which is an imprint of Rowman and Littlefield. It is an in-depth look at the impact of women’s leadership on religion and religious…Read more »