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saying goodbye is never easy

OK, so I guess I just have to write about what I know and what I know, right now, is saying goodbye is never easy. I’ve realized over these past few weeks, since Ariela and I began announcing we were moving to Israel next summer, that everyone responds differently. Some take it personally. Some get […]


Rabbi B’s Resignation From Congregation Shirat Hayam (effective summer 2015)

Friends, Enclosed is my letter of resignation to my beloved congregation. (FYI – WE ARE NOT LEAVING UNTIL NEXT SUMMER (July 2015)). No – there is no scandal. No – there is no behind-the-scenes drama. No – there is nothing wrong with my synagogue or my community. On the contrary, we love CSH and Boston’s […]

Israel Blog: My Heart Is In The East

  So I’m back, sort of. My head is here (in Los Angeles where I’m meeting Ariela and the kids then flying home before Shabbat). My body, however, is somewhere in a time zone over the midwest. My heart, however, is nowhere to be found. You see, I left it back in Eretz Yisrael. Or, in […]

To All Of Israel’s (and my) Critics – The Decent & The Indecent

      It is staggering to me how many well intentioned people have written to me condemning my celebration of Israel aggression and condemnation of my lack of heartbreak over innocent Palestinian civilian, (particularly children’s) death: “what kind of warmonger are you anyways?” someone asked. Sometimes I wonder if the Internet fairies magically change […]