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Friday, March 2, 2018
It is now almost two weeks since the massacre in Parkland, FL, which is still dominating the headlines, largely due to the outspoken activism of surviving teenage students. While our nation always mourns in shock, the aftermath is different this time and Rabbi Danny and I feel strongly that our TST response needs toREAD MORE
On February 8th at 9th, I attended a significant portion of the National Theomusicology and Movement Arts Convening for the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. The program brought together about 100 musicians, visual artists, dancers, spiritual leaders, organizers, and documentarians from over 30 states. ParticipantsREAD MORE
At the 2017 ACC-GTM Convention in Las Vegas, we inaugurated the Ba'al Chazon Award for Vision, designed to recognize the wide range of our members’ talents and contribution in and beyond the pulpit.
If you are a cantor who fits into one of these categories or if you know of a colleague who fits into one of theseREAD MORE
So, tell me if this story sounds familiar. A powerful person, well known in our Jewish community, commits sexual indiscretions with a powerless victim at will, but condemns the victim when their involvement threatens the offender’s honor and prestige. Who are we talking about here? Producers Harvey Weinstein and Bret Rattner, or actor JeffreyREAD MORE
It might seem redundant that the language of our prayers and the texts we read from week to week don’t really vary that much. Sure, we change them up a little bit, with different musical settings, with different prayers highlighted and with different passages of Torah commented on. But on the whole, theREAD MORE