Monthly Archives: April 2012

Please Read “Bully” = Required Viewing

Continuing the conversation begun a few weeks ago on this blog, I would like to point you to a new post about the movie “Bully” by my colleague Laura Novak Winer on her new Rabbi Laura blog: “Bully” = Required … Continue reading

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#blogexodus for 14 Nisan – Seeing the Jewish Future

As Passover, our new year of Jewish peoplehood, is about to begin, this journey of #blogexodus concludes by looking into our Jewish future. One of the great joys and privileges of being a Rabbi is that I am constantly surround … Continue reading

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#blogexodus for 13 Nisan – Pesach’s Heart and Soul

When my colleague, Rabbi Phyllis Sommer proposed the idea of #blogexodus, I was most intrigued not by her choice of topics for each day leading up to Passover, but by the order she chose to put them in. With one … Continue reading

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#blogexodus for 12 Nisan: Counting and Numbering the Days

Because it’s Opening Day and because those who know me well know that at least one #blogexodus post had to refer to the world’s greatest ball club… Only Nine More Days Until the Red Sox Home Opener The Countdown Continues!

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#blogexodus for 11 Nisan: Get the Plagues Out!

Urgency. That’s what comes to mind when I consider the plagues, urgency… and paper plates. It all goes back to one particular Seder from my childhood. From that Seder onward, I couldn’t think of the plagues without a sense of … Continue reading

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#blogexodus for 10 Nisan: Why I’m Blue Despite the Greenery

The subject chosen for today’s #blogexodus is “Greenery” as in the Karpas that adorns our seder tables. But I have a different color in mind on this 2nd day of April. Today is Worldwide Autism Awareness Day and “Blue” is … Continue reading

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#blogexodus for 9 Nisan – Springtime and the Flowers Appear

(Composed on 9 Nisan)  This morning, standing in the parking lot after Religious School with a few of our parents, I remarked that things had suddenly turned cold, wet, and gloomy after a week of almost summer like weather.  In … Continue reading

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