Our guest this week is Rabbi Aaron Bergman, senior rabbi of the Adat Shalom congregation in Detroit, Michigan. Rabbi Bergman is a Detroit native and a graduate of the University of Michigan. He was ordained at the Jewish Theological Seminary and pursued additional graduate work in...
What San Gabriel’s Padres taught William Mulholland
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Reflecting on my trip to Birmingham with The Temple
LAUSD board race a study in polarization
Iran nuclear talks advancing, no deal likely next week
Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow
My interview with Leonard Nimoy
‘Kosher Soul’ plays on stereotypes — amusing some, angering others
Tag: Parashat Hashuva
December 19, 2014 | 3:55 am
December 5, 2014 | 3:31 am
Our guest his week is Reb Mimi Feigelson, lecturer of Rabbinic Literature and Chassidic Thought at American Jewish University's Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies. Feigelson received her ordination from Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, the late Hasidic master of song, story and Torah after...
November 7, 2014 | 4:57 am
Our guest today is Rabbi Amy Levin of the Beth Shalom congregation in Pittsburgh, PA. Rabbi Levin, a graduate of Johns Hopkins University, was ordained by the Shechter Institute in Jersualem in 1997. Prior to assuming her current position at Beth Shalom, she served for ten years as...
October 31, 2014 | 4:06 am
Our guest this week is Rabbi Hyim Shafner of the Bais Abraham congregation in St. Louis, Missouri. Rabbi Shafner has Smicha (rabbinical ordination), a Masters degree in Social Work (MSW), and an MA in Jewish philosophy, all from Yeshiva University in New York City. Before coming to...
September 19, 2014 | 4:01 am
Our guest this week is Rabbi Marc Margolius, the spiritual leader of New York City’s West End Synagogue. Prior to his current position, Rabbi Margolius conceived and directed for five years the Legacy Heritage Innovation Project, an initiative supporting systemic educational...
August 22, 2014 | 3:18 am
Our guest this week is Rabbi Efrem Goldberg, the senior rabbi of the Boca Raton Synagogue in Florida. Rabbi Goldberg serves as Co-Chair of the Orthodox Rabbinical Board's Va'ad Ha'Kashrus, as Director of the Rabbinical Council of America's South Florida Regional Beis Din for...
February 3, 2012 | 6:08 pm
This week I write to you from Jerusalem, inspired by the headline story from this past Tuesday ‘s Ha’aretz. On the first morning of my trip, here is the headline I woke up to: “New Orthodox Rabbinical Group Puts Israeli Women at Its Head – Hopes to Counter Creeping Religious...
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