Ordination Sermon: Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner Shabbat, June 8, 2013 Reposted from: http://urj.org/about/union/leadership/pesner/ What an honor to offer the ordination sermon in the very spot where Isaac Mayer Wise preached. All the more historic as we recognize the tremendous tenure of Rabbi David Ellenson. Thank you to the leadership, faculty, students, and staff of HUC-JIR, Distinguished clergy and congregational leadership, Cincinnati community, thank you. Most important – … Continue reading Ordination Sermon: Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion

Love Letter from a Graduating Parent

Dear Rashi, I can’t believe our relationship is ending, or at least significantly changing. We have been together for nine years. True, not every moment was perfect, but what relationship is 100% smiles and sunshine? I tried to be the best partner I could be and you always seemed to recognize that and reward it with 100% of what you had to offer. You helped … Continue reading Love Letter from a Graduating Parent