Reflections of Israel on the 40th Anniversary of the Yom Kippur War

Yom Kippur Morning – Reflection of Israel on the 40 Anniversary of the Yom Kippur War Boker Tov, Good Morning.Gmar Chatimah Tovah. May you all be sealed in the Book of life. As many of you know this summer I completed my Shalom Hartman Institute Rabbinic Leadership Initiative and graduated as a Sr. Rabbinic Fellow…Read more »


I was so honored to be part of the Rabbinic Leadership Initiative of the Shalom Hartman Institute. I just finished 3 1/2 years of intensive study with 27 other rabbis from all denominations.  We hailed from all over the U.S. and Canada.  Each Monday for three years we studied online with some of the leading…Read more »

Sabbatical has arrived

I am looking ahead! Sabbatical begins this coming week.  I am so blessed that my congregation understands the need for rabbinic renewal. I just completed my 23rd year in the pulpit.  And it has been a challenging 23 years.  A good leader is a reflective leader and my time on Sabbatical helps me to grow,…Read more »