Monthly Archives: June 2012

Women in Ministry/Woman Rabbis – Six Perspectives

Well, from the response of so many of you so far, I see this is indeed a hot button issue!  That is GOOD. Please be aware that what I want to do here is not a sales job, but rather … Continue reading

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Hot Button Issue Time: Ordaining Women as Rabbis

In 1972, Sally Priesand became the first woman  ordained a rabbi (Reform).[1] The Reconstructionist Rabbinical College began ordaining women in 1974, Jewish Theological Seminary, in 1985.  Because women bring to the role the particularities of their gender, women’s participation in the … Continue reading

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Redrawing the Boundaries – Part One

In the account of Paul’s first missionary journey, chiefly with Barnabbas, we read about their visit to a relatively primitive area, Lycaonia, which had three main cities, Iconium, Lystra and Derbe, all of which Paul visited, as mentioned in the … Continue reading

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Understanding the Times

It is something of a truism that time is our most precious commodity. It is the one aspect of human existence that cannot be regained once it is spent. All of us have our allotted times, and would do well … Continue reading

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Now, Where Was I?

A brief hiatus again . . . let me explain. I was preparing for a workshop for which I then traveled to the East Coast (at Ruach Israel, in Needham, MA).  It was on outreach, and embodied some of the … Continue reading

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