Monthly Archives: June 2017

From Rabbi Marc Berkson – June 1, 2017 from Ha-Kol

June 1st, 2017

The nightmares haunted me as they haunted Pharaoh. Those two dreams – the seven fat cows being devoured by the seven lean, the seven healthy ears of corn swallowed by the sickly thin. And the dream should haunt us also as we talk not of Egypt 3500 years ago but, Read More

From Rabbi Toba Schaller – June 1, 2017 from Ha-Kol

June 1st, 2017

June 20th marks the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. For most of us this is a day like any other early summer day. We spend it on vacation or at camp, or maybe we take advantage of the extra sunlight by spending time outside enjoying Milwaukee’s beautiful Read More

From CEEBJ President Michael Levin – June 1, 2017 from Ha-Kol

June 1st, 2017

I had the privilege of attending the annual URJ Scheidt Seminar this April in Atlanta. This was an opportunity to network with and learn from 80 of my fellow Reform congregational presidents and presidentselect from throughout North America. We worked on leadership skills and learned about Torah-based governance. We found Read More