On this night of forgiveness, we think about the wrongs that have been done. There are people we have wronged. There are people who have wronged us. Our tradition teaches us to be like God, to be “rachum v’chanun erech apayim v’rav chesed v’emet” – compassionate and gracious, forgiving and slow to anger and filledContinue reading “A Meditation for Selichot”
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Building an Inclusive Jewish Community
Both as a rabbi and as a parent, it is important to me that Judaism be inclusive of people with special needs. Today, more and more, young people who have Autism, Aspergers, Down’s Syndrome, and other similar challenges are being encouraged to participate to their full potential in Jewish life! Purely by coincidence, I’ve hadContinue reading “Building an Inclusive Jewish Community”
2009 High Holiday Sermons
Here are my sermons from the Yamim Nora’im this year. Rosh Hashanah is entitled “Starting with the Man in the Mirror.” Yom Kippur is “Judaism and the Health Care Crisis.” Happy New Year – שנה טובה – to all!