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Rabbi Jonathan Kendall: Empty Chairs

April 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

A Pesach anecdote: when I became the Senior Rabbi at a large Miami congregation, among my many meetings with the Founding Rabbi Emeritus, the issue of the community Seder [...]

Rituals of Transition

November 7, 2011 // 1 Comment

The High Holidays are over and the year has begun–in earnest. The pace of life has returned and “routine” has ben re-established. Yet, for most of us the [...]

Coping with Loss….A Yom Kippur Thought Piece

September 29, 2010 // 0 Comments

Rabbi Geri Newburge, Associate Rabbi, Temple Emanuel, Cherry Hill, NJ Adam, the first human, was created on the 6th day.  The sun shone for him throughout the entire first [...]

Reflections on Aging

July 29, 2010 // 0 Comments

I am part of the generation born during WW II, who now look in the mirror and are startled by the realization that even we are aging. The youngest of us has already reached [...]