Words have been my chosen means of expression since I was
"Star Wars and Judaism: Finding Light and Hope in a Pandemic." The philosophy of Yoda resonates with the teaching of the Talmud and the importance of hope. Published in The Chronicle of Jewish Long Beach, September-October 2020.
“Staying, Aware Even When It Hurts.” Why it's important to remain politically knowledgeable and vote, even when it feels painful.
“Yearning for God and Spirituality.” All of us define God and the Divine very differently. What is the difference between religion and spirituality? And how can we connect? Given on Yom Kippur.
"Loving the Family Who Drives Us Crazy.” The holiday conundrum.
I am honored to have written Chapter 20 in The Sacred Encounter: Jewish Perspectives on Sexuality, published by CCAR Press. Entitled “To Ordain or Not to Ordain: The Tale of the CCAR Committee on Homosexuality and the Rabbinate,” it focuses on how the Central Conference of American Rabbis decided to ordain gay and lesbian rabbis.