One of my finest teachers over my rabbinic career is the philosopher, Moshe Halbertal, with whom I studied at the Shalom Hartman Institute. His books on Jewish thought and on Maimonides are among the most respected in contemporary scholarship. He is a keen observer of contemporary events in both Israel ...continue reading "An Observation about Healthy Political Conversation in a Congregation"
You should know about Hadar. Hadar empowers Jews to create and sustain vibrant, practicing, egalitarian communities of Torah, Avodah, and Hesed. I get Hadar’s mailings and have taken many of their classes and musical workshops. This week they sent out a playlist for Purim assembled by their wonderful Rising Song Institute fellows. You must ...continue reading "An Incredible Purim and Jewish Resource"
Kiddush Hashem over Pikuah Nefesh
I can articulate what makes Congregation B’nai Israel unique. Yes No. Comment:
Sisyphus was forced to roll an immense boulder up a hill only for it to roll down every time it neared the top, repeating this action for eternity.