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"The Strength of Our Diversity" - Kol Ami Newsletter 1-12-2021

01/12/2021 05:15:08 PM

Jan12

Rabbi's Week in Review



I usually try and stay understated about the flurry of events that transpire in any given week. My sense has been to give tRead more...

"Virtually Together" - Kol Ami Newsletter 1-5-2021

01/05/2021 05:15:07 PM

Jan5

Rabbi's Week in Review



As a small, tightknit congregation, we have the opportunity for greater connection. Even amidst a pandemic, we have found waRead more...

"Stars in the Night" - Kol Ami Newsletter 12-29-2020

12/29/2020 05:01:52 PM

Dec29

Rabbi's Week in Review



Last Sunday at our December Family Experience, our co-leaders, Erica Clinton and Cheryl Gates, presented a program in which Read more...

"Sharing Differences" - Kol Ami newsletter 12-22-2020

12/22/2020 05:03:07 PM

Dec22

Rabbi's Week in Review

As we wrapped up our celebration of Hanukkah for 5781, I made the casual observation that there seemed to be a greater awareneRead more...

"Sources of Light" - Kol Ami newsletter 12-15-2020

12/15/2020 06:45:22 PM

Dec15

Rabbi's Week in Review



Amid the challenges and darkness of a pandemic, and the ongoing threats to our democracy, we got a bit of welcome light thisRead more...

"The Ways We Connect" - Kol Ami Newsletter 12-08-2020

12/08/2020 05:30:07 PM

Dec8

Rabbi's Week in Review



As Jews, we connect in two ways, and we can characterize these forms of connectedness as horizontal and vertical. 
 
Our hRead more...

"A More Hopeful Future" - Kol Ami Newsletter 12/01/2020

12/01/2020 05:30:23 PM

Dec1

Rabbi's Week in Review



I got some much needed time away this week to celebrate Thanksgiving with some close family (read: family within our alreadyRead more...

"Our Better Angels" - Kol Ami Newsletter 11-24-2020

11/24/2020 05:30:22 PM

Nov24

Rabbi's Week in Review



This past week in our Shabbat-morning study, we embarked on a discussion about the role of angels in Judaism. As a text for Read more...

"Changing Minds and Hearts" - Kol Ami Newsletter 11-17-2020

11/17/2020 05:30:08 PM

Nov17

Rabbi's Week in Review



My seminary, the Academy for Jewish Religion (AJR — the one in NYC, not LA),
held its annual fall retreat last week. It isRead more...

"Keeping calm ... and then carrying on" - Kol Ami newsletter 11-10-2020

11/10/2020 06:00:53 PM

Nov10

Rabbi's Week in Review



This may be getting redundant (I think it was last week that I was talking about emotional stress), but I cannot remember a Read more...

"Feeling the Stress" - Kol Ami Newsletter 11/3/2020

11/03/2020 04:05:08 PM

Nov3

Rabbi's Week in Review



I am feeling the stress.  As I write this two days before the election, I am taking to heart what any number of pundits haRead more...

"A Simple Message: VOTE" - Kol Ami Newsletter 10/27/2020

10/27/2020 07:54:22 PM

Oct27

Rabbi's Week in Review​​​​​​​We (finally!) reach November 3, and hopefully clear through some of the craziness and acrimony that havRead more...
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