Mississippi is My Valentine

In honor of Valentine's Day, a love letter to the state I call home

My Kids Are Afraid to Go to School

Our ancestors understood that every person has value and deserves to have their rights protected and their basic needs met.

To Bow, or Not to Bow?

That’s my question every time I visit the Roswell Community Masjid (RCM). Since as a young child I was taught ...

Try this prescription for Spiritual Wellness

In the past couple of weeks, I’ve had the pleasure of visiting several groups of 5th graders at one of ...

Breaking Out

Merkaz Karama, a communal space, using one word from Hebrew and one from Arabic that together translate as Dignity Center

Getting Sick Along the Southern Jewish Road

Getting ill on the road isn’t awesome — but being taken care of by new friends makes it better

Non-Pulpit Rabbis Are Rabbis, Too

Why should the fact that I have a company that serves synagogues rather than in a synagogue make me an “other” in the Jewish professional community?

Can We Love People Who Do Bad Things?

It is the very fact of loving the people who do bad things that enables them to change.

For You Too Were a Stranger

How can Jews be better allies to the LGBTQ community?

How Do I Cope with the News?

Amid natural disasters, white supremacist rallies and more, the importance of staying in dialogue with community.