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"Chag Sukkot Sameach" - Kol Ami newsletter 9-21-2021

09/21/2021 06:00:21 PM

Sep21

Rabbi's Week in Review



We celebrate Sukkot this week — Z’man Simchateinu, the Season of Our Joy. We are actually commanded toward happiness, a Read more...

Days of Awe - Kol Ami newsletter 9-14-2021

09/14/2021 06:01:05 PM

Sep14

Rabbi's Week in Review



By popular demand, I am relating some of the rituals surrounding Yom Kippur. There are some unique pieces to this Sabbath ofRead more...

"Shanah Tovah U’Metukah" - Kol Ami newsletter 9-6-2021

09/06/2021 04:01:51 PM

Sep6

Rabbi's Week in Review



As we come into the Yamim Noraim/Days of Awe, the 10 days from Rosh Hashanah through Yom Kippur, we confront the challenge Read more...

How We Define Community - Kol Ami newsletter 9-1-2021

09/01/2021 05:01:08 PM

Sep1

Rabbi's Week in ReviewI had the pleasure this past week of being the Jewish representative on a Habitat for Humanity panel here in Kansas City. ThRead more...

"A Place of Hope" - Kol Ami newsletter 8-24-2021

08/24/2021 05:31:08 PM

Aug24

Rabbi's Week in Review



I met this past week with my Clergy Leadership Incubator cohorts. As a group, we are tasked with envisioning a different andRead more...

Being Our Authentic Selves - Kol Ami newsletter 8-17-2021

08/17/2021 05:59:07 PM

Aug17

Rabbi's Week in Review



Entering the month of Elul — a time for great introspection and personal reflection leading up to Rosh Hashanah and Yom KiRead more...

Recollect, Reconnect - Kol Ami newsletter 8-10-2021

08/10/2021 06:01:06 PM

Aug10

Rabbi's Week in Review



As I write this, we enter the month of Elul, the month leading up to Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. The entire month is desigRead more...

The Gift of Self-Reflection - Kol Ami newsletter 8-3-2021

08/03/2021 06:01:06 PM

Aug3

Rabbi's Week in Review



This past week truly felt like the dog days of summer. Notwithstanding how the pandemic has made a mishmash of our sense of Read more...

Looking on the Brighter Side - Kol Ami newsletter 7-27-2021

07/27/2021 06:01:08 PM

Jul27

Rabbi's Week in Review



This has been a week of transition on the Jewish calendar. We have left Tisha B’Av (the ninth day of the month of Av) behiRead more...

Taking First Steps - Kol Ami newsletter 7-20-2021

07/20/2021 06:00:08 PM

Jul20

Rabbi's Week in Review



As summer weeks go, this past one was unusually busy. A meeting with the Missouri Voter Protection Coalition was the start tRead more...

Being a Light to the Nations - Kol Ami newsletter 7-13-2021

07/14/2021 07:05:07 AM

Jul14

Rabbi's Week in Review



Tisha B’Av — the ninth day of the month of Av — comes this Saturday evening and Sunday.  It commemorates all of the JRead more...

Setting Our Course Together - Kol Ami newsletter 7-6-2021

07/06/2021 06:01:08 PM

Jul6

Rabbi's Week in Review



While on vacation last week, my work as a Fellow in the Clergy Leadership Incubator (CLI) began in earnest. (This is the twoRead more...
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