Rabbi’s Corner

Shabbat Message, Dec. 16, 2022, Hanukkah

Posted on December 16, 2022

Click HERE for my commentary on Hanukkah that was published in the LA Jewish Journal and on the Accidental Talmudist Website: “Modern Jews Are The Most Religious of All? – Hanukkah.” “Table for Five” is a post-denominational round-up of Torah… Read More »

Shabbat Message, Dec. 9, 2022, Parashat Vayishlah

Posted on December 8, 2022

Click HERE for my commentary on this week’s parsha that was published in the LA Jewish Journal and on the Accidental Talmudist Website. “Table for Five” is a post-denominational round-up of Torah commentaries that appears in Los Angeles’ Jewish newspaper,… Read More »

Shabbat Message, Nov. 4, 2022, Parashat Lekh Lekha

Posted on December 8, 2022

Click HERE for my commentary on this week’s parsha that was published in the LA Jewish Journal and on the Accidental Talmudist Website. “Table for Five” is a post-denominational round-up of Torah commentaries that appears in Los Angeles’ Jewish newspaper,… Read More »

Shabbat Message, Sept. 23, 2022, Rosh Hashanah

Posted on December 8, 2022

Click HERE for my commentary on this week’s parsha that was published in the LA Jewish Journal and on the Accidental Talmudist Website. “Table for Five” is a post-denominational round-up of Torah commentaries that appears in Los Angeles’ Jewish newspaper,… Read More »

Shabbat Message, May 14, 2022, Parashat Bamidbar

Posted on December 8, 2022

Click HERE for my commentary on this week’s parsha that was published in the LA Jewish Journal and on the Accidental Talmudist Website. “Table for Five” is a post-denominational round-up of Torah commentaries that appears in Los Angeles’ Jewish newspaper,… Read More »

Shabbat Message, March 11, 2022, Parashat Vayikra-Shabbat Zakhor

Posted on March 11, 2022

In-Person Minyan is Back: Rebuild and Be Rebuilt “Count me in for the in-person morning minyan!” Sunday, Monday, Wednesday-Friday Morning minyan is moving back to in-person starting March 16! We need your help to rebuild and revitalize our daily minyan… Read More »

Shabbat Message, August 27, 2021, Parashat Ki Tavo

Posted on August 27, 2021

Click HERE for my commentary on this week’s parsha that was published in the LA Jewish Journal and on the Accidental Talmudist Website. “Table for Five” is a post-denominational round-up of Torah commentaries that appears in Los Angeles’ Jewish newspaper,… Read More »

Shabbat Message, July 16, 2021, Parashat Devarim

Posted on July 16, 2021

Click HERE to watch a video of our Author’s Night with Anne Goldman who read from and discussed Stargazing In the Atomic Age. Anne’s powerful provocations and reflections on the intellectual and artistic power of Jews in the nuclear age… Read More »

Shabbat Message, July 9, 2021, Parashat Mattot-Masei/Rosh Hodesh

Posted on July 9, 2021

Click HERE for the first video in a new series: Siddur Gems – Modeh Ani: A Soulfelt Attitude of Gratitude. Siddur Gems are teachings about Jewish liturgy and our prayer-lives. I’ll explore the language of tfillot, music for our prayers,… Read More »

Shabbat Mesage, July 2, 2021, Parashat Pinhas

Posted on July 2, 2021

Click HERE (video) for Inspiration For the Three Weeks – Why We Fast, Where to Affix Our Focus. This past Sunday began the Three Weeks period between the fast of 17 Tammuz and Tisha B’Av. How does fasting focus us?… Read More »