Passover Message 5777 – Four Things to Bring to the Passover Seder – April 10, 2017 | 14 Nisan 5777


Parashat Shmini 5777 – Why Keep Kosher? – April 20, 2017 | 24 Nisan 5777

Posted: April 20, 2017

I’m thinking about food these days after Passover, when a bagel never tasted so good. Of course food frames the Seder, but it really defines the full eight days of Passover. I’ll go even further: for the Jewish people, food really defines what it means to be Jewish all year long. Perhaps that’s the takeaway […]

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Passover Message 5777 – Four Things to Bring to the Passover Seder – April 10, 2017 | 14 Nisan 5777

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No one should enter the Passover Seder empty handed. Even if you are the host. So, this year, allow me to suggest four things you should consider bringing to the Passover Seder that you will be celebrating. 1) Bring Curiosity. We are taught that even if we are having the Seder by our lonesome, we […]

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Vayikra – AIPAC – March 30, 2017 | 3 Nisan 5777

Posted: March 30, 2017

There was a throng of protestors outside of AIPAC’s Policy Conference in Washington.  This wasn’t the band of usual Neturei-Karta Jews dressed in Orthodox uniforms voicing their 69-year-old gripe that the State of Israel can only be brought by the Messiah. This was a group of predominantly young people, many Jewish of different denominations, singing […]

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March 23, 2017 | 25 Adar 5777 Vayakhel – Pekudei – Who are You?

Posted: March 23, 2017

The rock and roll group, The Who, sing a top-hit song entitled: Who are you? That song has been playing in my mind’s ear and I have been asking myself those very questions. Who am I? Not what is my name and address, but what makes me the father, the husband and the rabbi that […]

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Ask the Rabbi: How can I make prayer part of my kids’ life? – March 16, 2017 | 18 Adar 5777

Posted: March 20, 2017

It’s hard to make our kids do anything, even something basic like eating. Certainly something as challenging as developing a spiritual life. As parents we don’t want to force feed our children, for obvious reasons. Instead, in the following ways we must “set the table” for them and encourage them so they can partake the […]

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