My sacred task as rabbi is to ignite the God-given hidden spark within each person, and connect this light to others through building spiritual community. The tool of ignition, inspiration, and agitation is our Torah, 70 Faces and all, and my task is make Torah come alive (through diverse venues) in the present so it will live in the future. I seek to be a madrich/guide and leader who can help others traverse through the windy pathways of life.
I feel blessed to have been asked to teach my colleagues and teachers at the opening plenary of the Rabbinical Assembly. I was asked by Rabbi Josh Heller to teach a text that I was very passionate about, and I could not have thought of a more perfect text. It is from the Babylonian Talmud, Bava Metzia 85b. I was honored to teach with some of my colleagues, Rabbis Menachem Creditor, Ellen Wolintz-Fields, and Elana Zelony.
I will update this blog with some more details about my experience teaching, but until then, enjoy the teachings from my