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Tag: Parashat Hashuvah
July 3, 2015 | 4:01 am
Our guest this week is Rabbi Barry Dolinger, leader of congregation Beth Sholom in Providence, Rhode Island. Rabbi Dolinger is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and holds a J.D. from Fordham Law School in New York. He was ordained from Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Isaac...
June 19, 2015 | 4:06 am
Our guest this week is Rabbi Joshua Katzan, the rabbi of Congregation Habonim in NYC. Rabbi Katzan holds a Master’s in Rabbinic literature from the University of Judaism. While living and learning in Jerusalem during Rabbinical School, he spent time studying at the Conservative...
June 5, 2015 | 4:06 am
Our guest this week is Rabbi Jonathan Case, Rabbi of Congregation Beth Shalom in Columbia, South Carolina. Rabbi Jonathan Case has been a pulpit rabbi for over 30 years. He has a BA in Jewish History from the Jewish Theological Seminary and a BA in Political Science from Columbia...
May 22, 2015 | 4:07 am
Our guest this week is Rabbi Joshua Lief, Senior Rabbi of Congregation Ahavath Chesed in Jacksonville, Florida. Rabbi Lief attended Princeton University, where he swam on the varsity squad, competed on the debate team, and graduated with a degree in History. After Princeton, Rabbi...
May 15, 2015 | 3:22 am
Our guest this week is Rabbi Aaron Rubinger, Senior Rabbi of the Ohev Shalom congregation in Orlando, Florida. Rabbi Rubinger is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Brandeis University. He has a Master’s degree in Ancient History from UCLA, and he was ordained at the Jewish Theological...
May 8, 2015 | 3:13 am
Our guest this week is Rabbi Steven Engel, leader of the Congregation of Reform Judaism in Orlando, Florida. Rabbi Engel received a B.A. in Physics from Rutgers University, a Masters of Arts in Hebrew Letters from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Los...
May 1, 2015 | 4:02 am
Our guest this week is Rabbi Ilan Glazer of the Beth Sholom Synagogue in Memphis, Tennessee. Rabbi Glazer was ordained in 2012 by ALEPH: The Alliance for Jewish Renewal. He has a B.A. in Talmud and Rabbinics from the Jewish Theological Seminary and a B.A. in Comparative Literature...
April 24, 2015 | 3:15 pm
Our guest this week is Rabbi Joshua Aaronson, Senior Rabbi of Temple Judea in Tarzana, California. Rabbi Aaronson attended the University of Michigan and was ordained at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York City, where he also received his Doctor of...
March 20, 2015 | 9:47 am
Our guest this week is Rabbi Scott Meltzer, the rabbi of San Diego’s Ohr Shalom Synagogue. Rabbi Meltzer is a Lecturer in Religious Studies at San Diego State University, a chaplain with the San Diego Police Department, a past President of the San Diego Rabbinical Association, past...
March 6, 2015 | 3:08 am
Our Guest this week is Rabbi Gabe Greenberg, rabbi at Congregation Beth Israel in New Orleans since June of 2014. Originally from New England, Rabbi Gabe studied at Yeshivat HaMivtar and the Pardes Institute in Israel, before returning to the states to study for his semikha and...
February 13, 2015 | 3:52 am
Our guest this week is Rabbi Daniel Weiner, Senior Rabbi of Seattle’s Temple De Hirsch Sinai. Rabbi Weiner received a B.A. in Communication Studies from UCLA, where he was Commencement Speaker in 1986. He earned his Master’s from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of...
November 28, 2014 | 4:11 am
Our guest today is Rabbi Moshe Davis of the Brith Sholom Beth Israel congregation in Charleston, South Carolina. Rabbi Davis received his BA in psychology, MS in Jewish education as well as rabbinic ordination from Yeshiva University. He is a co-founder of the Organization for the...
October 23, 2014 | 3:42 pm
This week’s guest is Rabbi Lucy Dinner, the senior rabbi of Temple Beth Or in Raleigh, North Carolina. Rabbi Dinner graduated from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill with a degree in Public Policy Analysis, and she received her Master of Arts in Hebrew Letters and was...
September 24, 2014 | 3:51 am
Our guest this week is Rabbi Sivan Malkin Maas, Dean of the International Institute for Secular Humanistic Judaism. Rabbi Maas is the first Israeli rabbi ordained by the International Institute for Secular Humanistic Judaism in 2003. In addition to serving as Dean of Tmura-IISHJ in...
April 24, 2013 | 5:05 pm
Life is not easy. In fact, at times it’s downright infuriating. Our natural tendency is to want to blame someone, and the easiest target is God. We may carry anger at HaShem for our entire lives. As a result, we miss out on decades of spiritual connectedness and comfort.