Rabbi Barr has some observations about the covid 19 epidemic and the White House’s response.
Would I Go to Services?
Rabbi Barr wonders if he wasn’t a rabbi what he would do for the High Holidays?
It’s Time to Stop The Praying
Rabbi Barr talks about a case going before the Supreme Court about prayer.
Illness and Prayer
Rabbi Barr talks about how people express their concern for one who is ill.
Rabbi Barr explores the nature of belief.
Arrests at the Western Wall
Rabbi Barr discusses the recent arrest of women praying at the Western Wall in Jerusalem.
They Said It Couldn’t Be Done
Rabbi Barr reflects on the 32nd Annual Meeting of Congregation Beth Adam.
Prayer and The Debt Ceiling Debate
Rabbi Barr reflects on the fact that our national debt crisis has finally come to an end.
It Ain’t Grandpa’s Shema
Rabbi Barr was excited to read an email that suggested it was time to rewrite Jewish prayers or so he thought