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 … More As We Continue Our Journey, We Note What We Leave Behind
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This Shabbat we turned to the story of Noah, and small injustices. The story of Noah and the flood is perhaps known to us. It is a story that is told to us as children and a story that is a part of the popular imagination. (And recently was a major motion picture.) God, dissatisfied with … More Noah and Small Injustices
My new post at the Rabbis Without Borders blog on MyJewishLearning.com is up! You can read it here: http://www.myjewishlearning.com/blog/rabbis-without-borders/2014/10/22/we-should-fear-the-ebola-virus/
The warm weather brings us outside, and for many of us our thoughts turn to gardens and planting. It is time, once again, to till the soil. Looking at the small section of the earth that is under my care I can’t help but sigh. For the decade I have lived here I have engaged … More Turning to the Land