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Navigating the Newest Normal - Kol Ami Newsletter 6-15-2021

06/15/2021 05:05:08 PM

Jun15

Rabbi's Week in Review



It is wonderful to be together with people we have not seen for so long, and that includes the occasional hug. At the same tRead more...

"Defining Who We Are" - Kol Ami Newsletter 6-8-2021

06/08/2021 05:10:08 PM

Jun8

Rabbi's Week in Review



As I write this, I am watching the annual Kennedy Center Honors. In any year, I am more a fan of some honorees than others,Read more...

"Argument for the Sake of Heaven" - Kol Ami Newsletter 6-1-2021

06/01/2021 04:45:08 PM

Jun1

Rabbi's Week in Review



If I had to land on an overarching theme and/or feeling for the past week, it would be tension. In an elongated period of pRead more...

"Take Me Out to the Ballgame" - Kol Ami Newsletter 5-25-2021

05/25/2021 04:30:08 PM

May25

Rabbi's Week in Review



Last week seemed all about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. (I could still say more.) Notwithstanding a ceasefire that seemRead more...

"The Courage to Work for Peace" - Kol Ami Newsletter 5-18-2021

05/18/2021 03:30:23 PM

May18

Rabbi's Week in Review



This has been a troubling week in the Middle East. The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has again turned violent. There is nothiRead more...

"The Renewable Energy of Torah" - Kol Ami Newsletter 5-11-2021

05/11/2021 05:25:08 PM

May11

Rabbi's Week in Review



This coming Sunday evening and Monday (and also Tuesday for more ritually observant Jews who live outside Israel), we will cRead more...

"A Time for Celebration" - Kol Ami Newsletter 5-4-2021

05/04/2021 05:25:09 PM

May4

Rabbi's Week in Review



This coming Shabbat, we will celebrate as a community the bat mitzvah of Scarlett Nevins.  The Nevins have been a part of oRead more...

"A Change Is Gonna Come" - Kol Ami Newsletter 4-27-2021

04/27/2021 05:25:08 PM

Apr27

Rabbi's Week in Review



The jury made the correct decision in the trial of Derek Chauvin. Anyone who watched the horror play out on video — the niRead more...

"If I am for myself only, what am I?" - Kol Ami Newsletter 4-20-2021

04/20/2021 05:25:08 PM

Apr20

Rabbi's Week in Review



The famous quote from Rabbi Hillel goes, “If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am for myself only, what am I? Read more...

"Asking Questions, Exploring Answers" - Kol Ami newsletter 4-13-2021

04/13/2021 05:29:08 PM

Apr13

Rabbi's Week in Review



I was interviewed by Tablet magazine this week for an article they are researching on the increase in converts to Judaism. TRead more...

"For Now, Still Masked Up" - Kol Ami newsletter 4-6-2021

04/06/2021 05:25:10 PM

Apr6

Rabbi's Week in Review



We now see Passover 5781 in our rearview mirror, yet we know that, after the celebration of our exodus from Egypt, we have mRead more...

"Telling Our Story, and New Ones" - Kol Ami newsletter 3-30-2021

03/30/2021 05:25:08 PM

Mar30

Rabbi's Week in Review



Passover, maybe more than any other Jewish holiday, presents an opportunity for discussion and a plethora of interpretationsRead more...
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