Sitemap - 2023 - In This Moment: A Rabbi's Notebook
Hanukkah: It's Complicated (Especially This Year)
"Authentic," Merriam-Webster "Word of the Year," is making a comeback, and it can save us all
Hamas' Hostage Strategy Has Failed
Child Sacrifice, Hamas and "The Hunger Games"
Jewish Unity Was Fun While It Lasted
An Idea for Thanksgiving: Laugh a Little!
Is "From the River to the Sea" Offensive?
Dates That Live in Infamy, Independently, and Indelibly
One lesson from Kristallnacht is positively terrifying after Oct. 7
Ceasefire for Hostages?
The Right Side of History
"Conquering the Amalek Within"
The Badass People
What Moral Clarity Is - And Isn't
The Recipe for Going Forward (Spoiler: Bibi's Not Gonna Like It)
Welcome to Sodom
Responding to Accusations of Genocide
Developing God's Image
Lessons from Noah, Babel and Gaza
The Unbearable Lightness of Being Jewish
The Botched Gaza Hospital Explosion Story: Fog of War - or Epic Blood Libel?
Presenting the Harvard Class of (October 7) '23
There's a reason they call it "knee-jerk"
This Time, No One's Asking Israel for a "Proportionate Response"
Israel's Rosa Parks Moment
Shattered Tablets, Broken Democracies
Introduction to Judaism, Session 1: What is Judaism
It's Time to Marginalize "Marginalize"
"Are you there, Margaret? It’s me, God."
Midnight in the Garden of Eden
I Asked Chat GPT to Translate the Sh'ma into 20 languages and provide commentary. I did a better job.
From Silence to Defiance: Profiles in Chutzpah from Warsaw to Wiesel
A Week That Changed Everything
Jewish & Democratic is not an either/or proposition
Is the Wicked, Wicked Man Just Misunderstood?
My Annual Super Bowl Prediction, Using Jewish Sources
Why “He Gets Us” Gets Jews Nervous
Flexibility, Fluidity and Fauda
My First ChatGPT Sermon
Friday the 13th: Freddy and Jason Make Shabbos
Heschel's Audacity and Hamlin's Injury
Whose Side is God On, Anyway?