Rabbi Address chats with Prof. Ari Kelman of Stanford University in the July 31, 2020 Seekers of Meaning Podcast and TV show.
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Ari Kelman, professor of Jewish studies, discusses Jewish Identity on the Seekers of Meaning Podcast and TV Show

Prof. Ari Y. Kelman, the Jim Joseph Chair in Education and Jewish Studies at the Graduate School of Education, Stanford University discusses the book he co-edited, “Beyond Jewish Identity: Rethinking Concepts and Imagining Alternatives.” [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

V’etchanayn (Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11) What We Do For Love?

The second portion of Deuteronomy is classic.  The Ten Commandments are repeated (5) and we meet in chapter 6 the Sh’ma and V’ahavta. There is so much to unpack here and no doubt, many of you will [Read more…]

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Tisha B’Av: For Whom, For What Shall We Mourn?

Thursday July 30 brings us to Tisha B’Av, the 9th day of the Hebrew month of Av. A fast day. A day that memorializes tragedies from Jewish history. In the tradition it is a day [Read more…]

Rabbi Richard Address interviews Rabbi Denise Eger on the July 24, 2020 Seekers of Meaning Podcast and TV show
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Rabbi Denise Eger, editor of Mishkan Ga’avah, collection of LGBTQ prayers, poems, liturgy, and rituals, visits Seekers of Meaning Podcast

Rabbi Denise L. Eger, editor of Mishkan Ga’avah, a new collection of LGBTQ prayers, poems, liturgy, and rituals, and founding rabbi of Congregation Kol Ami, West Hollywood, California, is this week’s guest on the Seekers of Meaning Podcast and television show. [Read more…]

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D'vrei Torah

Devarim (Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22): Borders and Boundaries That WE Create

This Shabbat we reach the beginning of the last book of Torah. Deuteronomy is a repetition of the Wilderness experience told through a series of sermons in the mouth of Moses. The book, according the [Read more…]