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.
Here’s a great little video about my new book: Mishkan Ga’avah Where Pride Dwells:
As a rabbi I think that there are profound spiritual lessons to be learned from this election season. The Torah and Bible have long standing advice that we ought to apply in the wake of this bitter election. Although President Obama was re-elected our country remains deeply divided. Here are some things that we ought…Read more »
I am so thrilled that this year the very awesome, talented and spiritual Julie Silver will be celebrating Shabbat at Kol Ami with me. Julie has sung on several occasions at Kol Ami, including High Holy Days more than 14 years ago! This Friday night is the first of five Shabbatot this year: Friday night,…Read more »
Music is a powerful force in my life. It has been the glue that has kept me together. I sang as a child. I taught myself guitar. I played piano. I trained in opera. I led singing in youth group and camp. I sang in choirs and competed in singing competitions. I was even a…Read more »