Why Kapparot Needs To Be Legal, By Someone Who Hates Kapparot
Every year right before Yom Kippur, various groups of Jews around the world...
How Not To Do Teshuva
Maimonides, in his presentation of the Laws of Repentance (Rambam, Mishneh...
Jewish Political Violence: Nothing New Under The Sun
Tucked in between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur is the easily forgotten day of...
So.... I'm becoming a Rabbi..... a Reform Rabbi
So this week I did something really new. I began my journey to become a Reform...
The Target Shipping Snafu and Hurricanes Harvey and Irma
As cleanup from Harvey continues and Irma moves across South Florida, like...
Struggling to Connect to the High Holidays
I find the High Holidays extremely difficult to connect to. See the vast...
My Soul Needed To See That
Yesterday, an image came up on my Facebook newsfeed that stopped me in my...
The KKK, a Black Musician and the Bible
What do the KKK, a black musician, and a misinterpretation of a Biblical story...
Is There Anything All Jews Share?
We are in the middle of an age of intense disagreement. Between politics,...
The Hate That Is Being Revived Before Our Eyes
My father was born in Poland, born at a time when anti-Semitism was not just...