Reflecting on this Age and Stage in Life

Chevre, I’m on my way to my 62nd birthday. When my father was 62, he was an old man . . . or so I thought. I don’t think of myself as old nor do I think of myself as a 62-year-old. I perceive myself to be the same person I’ve always been although, admittedly, my body...

In Case You Missed It the First Time…

Chevre, I’m happy, with this week’s post, to make available to you many of the special pieces that were shared during our recent High Holiday services. I’ve had a number of requests recently, and I always like to make available the creativity that...

Participants in a Revolution?

Chevre, The High Holidays have passed us now, but they will remain with us in ways that are only beginning to become clear. We – those who created and attended High Holiday services this year – have witnessed a revolution. More than that: we’ve...

The Embodiment of Torah

Chevre, There is a Chassidic tale told of the student watching his great rebbe tie his shoes. When asked why he was focused on this meaningless occurrence instead of studying his Talmud lessons, the student responded: “My rebbe lives his Torah. So, his Torah can be...
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