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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...

"A Different Way Forward" - Kol Ami newsletter 6-29-2021

06/29/2021 06:01:23 PM

Jun29

Rabbi's Week in Review



I write this week’s blog while spending some time away, celebrating my mother-in-law's 85th birthday in the mountains of URead more...

The Study of Angels - Kol Ami Newsletter 6-22-2021

06/22/2021 05:05:38 PM

Jun22

This Week's Torah Portion



For some time now, I have been one of a few rabbinic alumni and teachers from my seminary — Academy for Jewish ReligionRead more...

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...
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