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I am very grateful for the opportunity to go to Israel this week to celebrate Passover and to experience our son's becoming a Bar Mitzvah in Jerusalem. 
Posted to by The Jewish Center on 3/31/2017 11:03:54 AM | with 0 comments

In my ongoing quest to find new material to use at my Passover Seder every year, I came across some contemporary material that helps us connect the refugee issue of today to our ancient Passover story about refugees. 
Posted to by The Jewish Center on 3/28/2017 9:12:28 AM | with 0 comments

In between high school and college, I spent a year in Israel studying at Hebrew University and working on a kibbutz. 
Posted to by The Jewish Center on 3/17/2017 11:44:10 AM | with 0 comments

While I was in the Religious School this week, I walked into one of the classrooms and saw written on the board, "Great Women in the Bible".  
Posted to by The Jewish Center on 3/10/2017 2:20:04 PM | with 0 comments

Like so many of you, I am troubled and very concerned about the growing number of anti-Semitic acts that we have witnessed this week...
Posted to by The Jewish Center on 3/3/2017 11:59:50 AM | with 0 comments

This week I had the opportunity to speak to a class of students studying Biblical Hebrew at the Princeton Theological Seminary.  They wanted me to share how we use Hebrew in our worship services. 
Posted to by The Jewish Center on 2/24/2017 10:59:45 AM | with 0 comments

I love Midrash - the Rabbinic interpretations and commentaries that add so much to our Biblical stories. The word Midrash comes from the word Lidrosh that means to dig.  
Posted to by The Jewish Center on 2/17/2017 10:23:09 AM | with 0 comments

The child of a certain rabbi used to wander in the woods.  At first the child's father let him wander, but over time the Rabbi became concerned as he did not know what lurked in the woods. 
Posted to by The Jewish Center on 2/10/2017 10:53:06 AM | with 0 comments

Our dear friend, Cantor Murray Simon used to have certain phrases that he loved and recently I thought of 2 of them that involve upcoming dates. 
Posted to by The Jewish Center on 2/3/2017 10:14:29 AM | with 0 comments

I have read all of your emails. I have listened to you on the phone and spoke with many of you in person. And now I want to share with you my feelings about our congregation and community. 
Posted to by The Jewish Center on 1/20/2017 11:44:29 AM | with 0 comments

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