A Plea to Rabbis: Be Positive

October 2013   The stakes are high.   Let’s be honest. For most of the people who attend High Holidays services this is the only time they will be in shul the whole year.  It might be the only sermon they will hear.   It is our chance to inspire and uplift them.  It is …

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Ambassador Michael Oren

You may recall the old Superman comic that used to open with the words, “It’s a bird.  It’s a plane. No, It’s Superman!” The description could aptly be used to describe Michael Oren.  Although he is not Superman, it could be said of him, “He’s a scholar.  He’s a television star.  No, He’s an ambassador.”  …

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