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Cheltenham Schools #306
Preschool #3132
JTC #1373
JQuest B'Yachad #2035


Perspective Archives

June/July 2014:
These Are a Few of My Favorite…Columns: “Too Little Mercy, Too Little Love”

May 2014:
These Are a Few of My Favorite…Columns: Kol Nidre in the Hospital

April 2014:
These Are a Few of My Favorite…Columns: The Committee on Jewish Law and Standards Conclusions on Issues Relating to Gays and Lesbians

March 2014:
These Are a Few of My Favorite…Columns: Welcoming Interfaith Families: Challenge, Opportunity, Mandate.

February 2014:
These Are a Few of My Favorite…Columns: What If I Make a Mistake?

December 2013/January 2014:
These Are a Few of My Favorite…Columns: Restoring the Alaynu Text — The Dialectic of Tradition and Change

November 2013:
These Are a Few of My Favorite…Columns: A Bris for a Girl

October 2013:
Symposium, October 27

August/September 2013:
Firsts and Lasts

May/June 2013:
The Brown Family Torah: A Historic Dedication

March/April 2013:
Passover Calls to Us to “Do Something Great”

February 2013:
Announcing My Forthcoming Retirement

December 2012/January 2013:
Inclusiveness and Community: Embracing All of Our Souls

November 2012:
Doing What Is Important

October 2012:
But There’s a Blizzard Outside

September 2012:
A New Year, A More Inclusive Liturgy

May/June 2012:
A Different Format for Confirmation

March/April 2012:
The Role of Religion in Our Lives — Liberating or Enslaving?

February 2012:
Is it Time to Include the Matriarchs?

December 2011/January 2012:
Our December Dilemma

November 2011:
The Survivor Tree

October 2011:
South of the Haimish Line

September 2011:
A Solemn Anniversary, The Awe-Inspiring Start to a New Year

June 2011:
June, A Month of Transitions

May 2011:
Credo, Part III

April 2011:
The Thirtieth Annual Passover Gathering, April 19:
Lana and Bernie Dishler to Speak on a New Exodus Community

March 2011:
Happiness Isn’t a Town on a Map

February 2011:
Evolution Weekend and the Clergy Letter: Faith and Piety

December 2010/January 2011
A Jewish Credo

November 2010:
Our Israeli Family Connection

October 2010:
Planning Meeting for Israel and Prague Visit in May

September 2010:
A Year of “New Days” Begins

May/June 2010:
Confirmation, A Congregational Celebration

April 2010:
Becoming an Organ Donor: Giving the “Gift of Life”

March 2010:
Simplifying Passover Restrictions

February 2010:
A Guest Perspective: “A Purposeful Life,” by Brian Chacker

December 2009/January 2010:
Have a Cup of Coffee on Me!

November 2009:
The Mitzvah Initiative: The Response

October 2009:
A Mystical Shabbat with Kirtan Rabbi

September 2009:
The Mitzvah Initiative: When MITZ-vah becomes Mitz-VAH

June 2009:
A Transition: Looking Back and Looking Forward

May 2009:
“Shhh… It’s an AJ Secret”: Thank You!

April 2009:
Sandy Schinfeld’s Two Questions: The Twenty-Eighth Annual Passover Gathering

March 2009:
Here Comes The Blessing of the Sun

February 2009:
The “Clergy Letter Project”: Evolution Shabbat, February 14

January 2009:
Black Friday at Wal-Mart—Really Black

December 2008:
Faithful to Our Heritage, Worthy of Our Future

November 2008:
Welcoming Interfaith Families Challenge, Opportunity, Mandate

October 2008:
A Green Shabbat Candle for a Greener Earth: The Shabbat Eco-Candle

September 2008:
Back to the Past

June 2008:
From the Preface to the Revised Edition of Seder Avodah, Part II: Innovations in this Edition of Seder Avodah

May 2008:
A New Seder Avodah

April 2008:
A Moment of Reflection on an Incredible Journey AJ at 150: The Celebration Begins

March 2008:
“Too Little Mercy, Too Little Love”

February 2008:
Becoming an Organ Donor Giving the “Gift of Life”

December 2007:
What Is. And What Ought to Be.

November 2007:
But There’s a Blizzard Outside

October 2007:
A New Chancellor, A New Era, A New Message

September 2007:
Why We Come to the Synagogue

June 2007:
As the Year Turns

May 2007:
A Guest Perspective: Reuniting and Reconnecting—In Support of Our Troops, by The Honorable Allyson Y. Schwartz

April 2007:
The Twenty-Sixth Annual Passover Gathering:
Tuesday Morning, April 3, “Together for Tomorrow”

March 2007:
The View from the Other Side of the Hospital Bed

February 2007:
So Many Names

January 2007:
The Committee on Jewish Law and Standards Conclusions on Issues Relating to Gays and Lesbians

December 2006:
What American Jews Think

November 2006:
Terrible Times

October 2006:
The Saddest of Illusions

September 2006:
Love and Concern for Israel

June 2006:
A New Leader for the Conservative Movement Ties to AJ

April/May 2006:
The Twenty-Fifth Annual Passover Gathering

March 2006:
Join Me for a Congregational Pilgrimage to Israel in December 2006

February 2006:
Seder Avodah Revisions — The Next Step: A Call for Volunteer-Partners

January 2006:
Shabbat Across AJ

December 2005:
Transforming “Acts of Duty” into “Songs of Joy”

November 2005:
“I’m Fine”

October 2005:
One Life at a Time

September 2005:
Only at AJ

June 2005:
Church and State in America Today — A Culture of Life and Death

May 2005:
Lessons of the Deaths of Pope John Paul II and Terry Schiavo

April 2005:
The Twenty-Fourth Annual Passover Gathering:
A Celebration of Freedom from Tyranny

March 2005:
Even If You Are Afraid to Ask

February 2005:
Kehillah Comes of Age

January 2005:
Receiving the “Curious”

December 2004:
A Moment for Re-Dedication for Adath Jeshurun and Hazzan Glantz

November 2004:
What If I Make a Mistake?

October 2004:
“Truthful Faith, Faithful Practice” Recruiting Searchers

September 2004:
Rosh HaShanah: A Really New Beginning

June 2004:
Honoring Hazzan Davidson

May 2004:
Dr. Ismar Schorsch: Celebrating Eighteen Years as Chancellor of The Jewish Theological Seminary of America

April 2004:
The Twenty-Third Annual Passover Gathering: “I Am Jewish”

March 2004:
In Every Generation

February 2004:
The Kosher Cow

January 2004:
In Memory of Rabbi Abraham J. Karp: My Rabbi, Mentor, and Friend

December 2003:
The Practice of Jewish Law is Forbidden!

November 2003:
Organ Donor Shabbat: December 6, 2003

October 2003:
From Rockin’ and Rollin’ to Davenin’ and Learnin’

September 2003:
AJ’s Rockin’

June 2003:
Rabbi Fredi Cooper: In Appreciation

May 2003:
New Shabbat Pre-Minhah Study: “Living a Jewish Life”

April 2003:
The Twenty-Second Annual Passover Gathering: A Time for Community

March 2003:
Their Names Are In the Stars

February 2003:

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