The rabbis and cantor of Congregation Or Ami sent this letter about sexual violence to our adult congregants, our 9th-12th graders, recent high school graduates (18-22 year olds), and our faculty. We also sent a note to parents of 7th-12th graders with suggestions on conversations with their children.
Did God create a world before this one? Spoken-word poetry on Genesis.
To be a Jew today
Rabbi Paul Kipnes offers a definition for today's world.
Four college buddies gather together for a guy's weekend reunion. Open hearted sharing ensues. A spoken word poem.
That moment sitting with teens when I exclaimed, "WTF!"
I was anxious about going to summer camp.
Pray for the children, The ones who were taken away; And pray for the leaders, Whose moral compasses have gone astray.
Pray for the kids, Who wallow in their cages; And pray for the guards; Whose work sullies their wages...
A Spoken Word Poem about the pain some love with and through
What does a rabbi pack for camp?
Reflections on holding a newborn baby
Birthday wisdom from my 80 Year Old mother
Spoken word poetry seeking to find sanity during the tensions at the Gaza border.
It’s Surreal: A Spoken Word Commentary. Seeking ... Something, after Rabbi Aaron Panken’s death
I’m up at 3:30 am, jetlagged.
A Spoken Word Commentary
In a land that oozes holiness, watching my wife Michelle, a long distance lover of Israel, rediscover the Holy Land has been fascinating.