Rabbi Carl Perkins

Rabbi Carl Perkins is the rabbi of Temple Aliyah in Needham, Massachusetts, and the author of the revised edition of "Embracing Judaism."

Articles by Rabbi Carl Perkins

Taanit 8

Praying with soul in hand.

Taanit 7

It's raining Torah.

Pesachim 66

Hillel's early years.

Shabbat 156

Is it Jewish to wish someone “mazel tov”?

What a Convert to Judaism Needs to Know

Studying for conversion is not merely about acquiring information, but the development of a new identity.

Avinu Malkeinu

The prayer for "our father, our king," said on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

Alcoholism And The Nation Priests

The priestly prohibition against excessive drinking reminds us to support those in our community challenged by alcoholism.