In a commentary published in the Phoenix Jewish News, “Dying raises new issues today,” Rabbi Bonnie Koppell, a spiritual leader at Temple Chai in Phoenix, discusses the conference, “Health, Mortality and Morality: Jewish Perspectives,” held [Read more…]
A Pesach anecdote: when I became the Senior Rabbi at a large Miami congregation, among my many meetings with the Founding Rabbi Emeritus, the issue of the community Seder (though months away) became the focus [Read more…]
The High Holidays are over and the year has begun–in earnest. The pace of life has returned and “routine” has ben re-established. Yet, for most of us the routine is that there is no routine.
Adam, the first human, was created on the 6th day. The sun shone for him throughout the entire first day, Shabbat, but he became frightened when he saw darkness encroaching at the conclusion of this [Read more…]