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  • Rosner’s Torah-Talk: Parashat Toldot with Rabbi Aderet Drucker

    By Shmuel Rosner

    2 weeks ago

    Our guest this week is Rabbi Aderet Drucker, leader of the B'nai Shalom congregation in Walnut Creek, CA. Rabbi Drucker received her rabbinic ordination from The Jewish Theological Seminary in New York, receiving a Masters in Hebrew Letters and a concentration in Pastoral Care. She...

  • Torah portion: Somebody else’s dream

    By Rabbi Lisa Edwards

    2 weeks ago

    I had the pleasure last week of a reunion with an old friend. Through a leisurely evening of reminiscing, we recalled the moments of profound influence each of us had made on the direction of the other’s life. 

    My friend remembered that in a wary moment 28 years ago, I encouraged...

  • Rosner’s Torah-Talk: Parashat Toldot with Rabbi Robert Scheinberg

    By Shmuel Rosner

    November 21, 2014 | 4:00 am

    Our guest this week is Rabbi Robert Scheinberg of the United Synagogue in Hoboken, NJ. Rabbi Scheinberg, a graduate of the Jewish Theological Seminary, has been the rabbi of the United Synagogue since 1997. He previously served congregations in Massachusetts and Alabama, and serves...

  • Torah portion: Seeing the forest for the trees

    November 19, 2014 | 11:49 am

    Sequoia trees are some of the largest and oldest trees in the world. Whenever I visit Sequoia National Park, I am awestruck that the trees under which I stand were seedlings when the Temple still stood in Jerusalem. I marvel at what it must take for something to live that long. 

  • A collision of fate

    November 22, 2011 | 12:56 pm

    The years turn and turn, slowly at first, like the wheels of a train as they roll from the station. Bit by bit, momentum gathers. In the window, scenery starts to flicker and flit. We catch glimpses of a gray mountain capped with snow, a shanty red barn long abandoned. The train...