This Rosh Hashanah is my last as the Senior Rabbi of Congregation Kol Ami as I will retire next July 2023. Here is my sermon for Day 1 of Rosh HaShanah 5783.
Speaking on the Journey to Justice
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 »
The busy little ant and the synagogue
A busy little ant traveled days and distances in search of treasures that might benefit all in the colony. One day while out foraging the ant found a big piece of straw and thought it could come in handy. Though the ant struggled under the size and weight of the load on its back it…Read more »
Reflections on #CCAR11
Last week was intense. I spent most of the week in New Orleans at the annual Central Conference of American Rabbis 122nd annual convention (#ccar11). The best part of the convention is always seeing old friends. Well they aren’t necessarily old but people I have known a long time. The thing about rabbis is that…Read more »
I am here in New Orléans at the Central Conference of American Rabbis 122nd Annual Conference. More than 500 Reform rabbis from around North America, Israel and England have gathered together to study, teach, pray, discuss, envision and imagine Jewish life in the 21st century. It is always inspiring to be together with those that…Read more »