Monthly Archives: March 2012

#blogexodus for 8 Nisan: Courage to Endure and Faith to Overcome

My #blogexodus post yesterday on Redemption focused on a personally painful subject, bullying. This morning, almost 24 hours after writing that post, I picked up my local newspaper and was confronted by the following headline: “Morristown teen’s apparent suicide being … Continue reading

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#blogexodus for 7 Nisan: How I Found Redemption in High School

This morning, while I was on the elliptical watching television, I saw an interview with Lee Hirsch, the director of the new documentary “Bully” which is now going into general release as an unrated film so that it might be … Continue reading

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#blogexodus for 6 Nisan: Dylan, the Boss and a Song of Freedom

Offered as a Rabbi in New Jersey because it was written by Dylan in the 60’s, covered by The Boss in the 80’s and still relevant today: What’s your freedom song?  Share it in the comments. Chimes Of Freedom – … Continue reading

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#blogexodus for 5 Nisan – Slavery: Because You Were Once Slaves in Egypt

Slavery is not simply a thing of the past, it is a scourge of the present in the form of human trafficking. It’s victims are found predominantly among the weakest and youngest members of our global community. That slavery still … Continue reading

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#blogexodus for 4 Nisan: Cleaning – Don’t Do Today What You Can Put Off Until Tommorow?

When my friend Rabbi Phyllis Sommer proposed the idea of #blogexodus, I saw it as the perfect opportunity to renew my foray into blogging and in the process actually find my blogging “voice” (the why of blogging rather than the … Continue reading

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#blogexodus for 3 Nisan – Learning and Teaching: Lessons from the Last Row

Last Thursday I returned from the annual conference of the Central Conference of American Rabbis, held this year in Boston, MA. One of the first questions I was asked upon my return was “Rabbi, what was the best part of the … Continue reading

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#blogexodus for 2 Nisan – Chametz: Putting My Collection Under Lock and Key

I have become known among my friends as somewhat of a single malt aficionado. I have come to appreciate the diversity of styles and flavors in much the same way an oenophile approaches fine wines (with the one advantage that … Continue reading

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