Erev Rosh Hashanah at Congregation Beth Adam, Boca Raton

Here's my speech from Erev Rosh Hashanah:Just a few short years ago, I stood before a crowd of synagogue attendees on Rosh Hashanah and, as I had done for more than two decades, led them in a worship service. Few of those in attendance were regulars at synagogue worship. In fact, given their general lack of participation I couldn’t imagine that many had been to a synagogue since last year’s holidays, the odd bar or bat mitzvah excepted. Most rabbis are bothered by this and invest a great deal o … [Read more...]

So I’m Starting A New Blog

I tried this once before but it was all over the place. This time I'm concentrating on my views about humanism, non-theism of all kinds, Judaism and science. I'll post any speeches that I make here, too.In the meantime, Shanah Tovah to everyone in the Jewish community! … [Read more...]