Category Archives: General HJ

Dealing with the “God” Question

This short list of 6 FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions) on the “God” question is intended to help Secular Humanistic Jewish teachers with their students and parents with their children. Continue reading

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Why Jewish Culture Matters

This post was sparked by preparation for a June 4, 2017 concert by the Maxwell Street Klezmer Band hosted by Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation. Click here for more information or to sign up to attend. When some people hear “cultural Judaism” … Continue reading

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These Hands – Yom Kippur Morning 5777

What can these hands do? Continue reading

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This Life – Yom Kippur evening 5777

This post was originally delivered as a Yom Kippur sermon at Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation in 2016/5777 as part of a series entitled “This We Believe.” You can hear audio of the sermon through the Kol Hadash Podcast. Which life matters? The … Continue reading

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Why We Believe – Rosh Hashana Evening 5777

“This we believe: this world, this life, these hands…and you.” Continue reading

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This We Believe – High Holidays 2016/5777

This we believe: this world, this life, these hands…and you. Continue reading

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My Media Moments of 2015

Last year (2015), I was asked to write an article on “Secular Spirituality and Humanistic Judaism”for a forthcoming book. I’ve always found the IISHJ Colloquium and publication Secular Spirituality: Passionate Search for a Rational Judaism to be one of our more … Continue reading

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