As We Continue Our Journey, We Note What We Leave Behind

Earlier this week I had the honor of giving the d'var Torah at the meeting of the Board of Governors of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College/Jewish Reconstructionist Communities, a body on which I hold an ex officio seat as President of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association. This is what I shared: Thank you. I am honored to …

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Yes, Go Forth. But Don’t Forget to Smash the Idols.

This post was originally posted on the Rabbis Without Borders blog, as my monthly contribution you can read it in its original posting here. Last week’s election prompted strong reaction and reflection from the Jewish community. With a majority of Jews supporting the Democratic candidate, and the troubling echos of anti-Semitism and xenophobia which permeated …

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