Bamidbar – The Power of the Individual

Car rides with kids can be bonding moments.  Ethan and I have ongoing fascination about road signs we pass which record population – How many […]

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Behar Bechukotai – Environmental Consequences

Sometimes the problems of the world seem so overwhelming, that rather than read and reflect – we encounter those problems and want to flee.  This […]

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Emor – Making Room For Those Who Are Different

Modern Israeli poet Nava Semel wrote a haunting poem that warns us of religion and community at its worse.  It is in your service folder, […]

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Kedoshim – Do Not Stand Idly By: Helping Refugees

In August 1963, just before Dr. Martin Luther King delivered his famous “I have a dream speech,” Rabbi Dr. Joachim Prinz got up to speak.  […]

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