Rabbi Hayim Herring

Rabbi Hayim Herring, Ph.D., is C.E.O. of HayimHerring.com, and specializes in strategic change and anticipatory leadership development. HayimHerring.com’s mission is “Preparing Today’s Leaders for Tomorrow’s Organizations™.” He has served as a congregational rabbi of Beth El Synagogue in Minneapolis, MN., assistant executive director of the Minneapolis Jewish Federation, and founding executive director of STAR (Synagogues: Transformation and Renewal), a foundation created by Michael Steinhardt, Edgar Bronfman, and Lynn Schusterman for synagogue innovation and rabbinic leadership development. Hayim has published over 70 scholarly and popular articles and studies primarily on the American Jewish community.


Articles by Rabbi Hayim Herring

Parashat Vayetzei: Lonely but Not Alone 

While grief is an inherently lonely and individual journey, we need not experience it alone.

Parashat Toldot: Digging Deeply Into Life

The story of Isaac reminds us that we can flow again into the stream of life.

Parashat Chayei Sarah: Restoring Good Memories

The Torah urges us to remember the years of strength and virtue whenever possible.

Parashat Vayera: Looking to the Future

To continue to live after loss, we must gently push ourselves to do what might seem impossible.

Parashat Lech Lecha: Honor Your Parents, Respect Yourself

Like Abraham, we can acknowledge that we had to leave home.

Parashat Noach: Dreams Live On

While our loved ones are physically gone, they have willed their unfinished dreams to us.

Parashat Bereshit: The Gift of Forgiveness

God created forgiveness before anything in the physical universe because human beings are bound to err.