LIFE Archive

Shoefall

Maybe I haven't figured out why I want to be a rabbi, and maybe I never will. But I think I've at least figured out why I want to be a rabbi. So here's how that makes sense. Read More

To Be Sure

Another Father's Day come and gone. I guess after forty, I feel the regrets I thought I could live with for the rest of my life with greater intensity as the rest of my life starts to arrive. Read More

My Rabbinic School Personal Statement

A wise woman once said to me, 'The inherent nature of Jewish tradition is to wrestle with the status quo, not to be the status quo.' I have her to thank for inspiring the personal statement that I submitted with my successful rabbinic school application. Here is that statement. Read More