Rabbi to Lead Unitarian Universalist Congregation…thoughts?

Jews praying in the Synagogue on Yom Kippur. (1878 painting by Maurycy Gottlieb)

I recently saw this article on the Huffington Post:Q&A With Rabbi Set to Lead a Unitarian-Universalist CongregationShe says, in response to a question about whether Rabbis should only serve the Jewish people: I am so glad you asked this. In part, I agree. Where we disagree is about (a) whether all rabbis should focus on only Jewish people and (b) what it means to serve the Jewish people. I have long been a servant for people of all backgrounds - that is part of my vocation. By being … [Read more...]

Faith and Feminism

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When I was younger, feminism was a bad word. It was, as my friend put it, "up there with Satan and communism"on the list of very bad things. It was a force to be reckoned with, the driving force behind the ills in society (like homosexuality, lack of prayer in schools, school shootings, etc.) That's right, feminism was the straw that broke the world...or somethign.  My journey from conservative Christian to liberal Jew(ess?) has been a natural progression. It has opened my eyes and in the end … [Read more...]


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