Janet Malki: CBB Leadership Institute

Janet Malki: CBB Leadership Institute When I first was contacted by Jill Feldman and Ashley Goldstein to participate in the CBB Irving and Marlyn Berstein Leadership Institute (LI) via Zoom,  I was hesitant for a variety of reasons. You know the excuses: time commitment, not being able to meet in person, concerns about future requests to [...]

2021-02-22T14:44:32-08:00February 22nd, 2021|

Joel Block: The Honest Struggle

Joel Block: The Honest Struggle All of us, throughout our lives, often have to make choices between what we think we ought to do and what we think is good for us.  This pandemic has only exacerbated that dilemma.  I am a committed Reform Jew, and that means that I believe that it is incumbent upon me, and all [...]

2020-09-15T15:15:04-07:00September 21st, 2020|

Judy Karin: Teshuvah for Everyone?

Judy Karin: Teshuvah for Everyone? “I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.” ― Maya Angelou “There’s just something unsustainable about an environment that demands constant atonement but actively disdains the very idea of forgiveness.” ― Elizabeth Bruenig When a friend makes a mistake, the friend remains [...]

2020-09-15T15:03:31-07:00August 17th, 2020|

Michael Singer: Fear

Michael Singer: Fear I have been sitting in the energy of what people believe, write, and share adamantly on social media. People share what they resonate with and what they believe to be THE truth. I wonder though, why they have to do that? Yes, I know that they do it because it is their [...]

2020-09-15T14:47:54-07:00July 23rd, 2020|

Marina Stephens: Words Matter

Marina Stephens: Words Matter Words matter. Definitions matter. I say this to my friends all the time. The reason is simple. We may communicate in many ways but when it comes to the most important, we use words, we define ideas, and we simplify complex concepts by labeling them. Cancel Culture is a widely and [...]

2020-09-15T14:47:15-07:00July 20th, 2020|
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