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Can We Have Nuanced Conversations About Israel?

 I recently heard from a colleague serving a medium-sized congregation on the West Coast that he is very afraid to talk about Israel from the pulpit. He fears the reactions he might receive from his community. If he is supportive…Read more
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Differing Perspectives on the Gaza War

Each week, as we read the news, it becomes increasingly difficult to come to terms with the reality that is unfolding in Israel and Gaza. The situation of the Palestinian population becomes more dire every day.  We hear reports of…Read more
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Reflections on the Prayer for The State of Israel

 Like many synagogues around the world, praying for the safety and health of the State of Israel has taken on new importance in the aftermath of October 7th. While I know that many of us have questions about the theological…Read more
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Thoughts About Israel on Tu B'Shvat

Dear Friends,As the war between Israel and Hamas continues to rage, it is becoming increasingly difficult to watch the news unfold around us. While the IDF continues to fight against the terrorist infrastructure – every day uncovering more details about…Read more