On reports of discrimination, abuse, assault, and misconduct at Hebrew Union College.

HUC Cincinnati Ordinees, 2016 holding their certificates of ordination (the first class in 44 years to have the option to choose the wording on their certificates)

This is a story that starts in the middle.

Last week, Hebrew Union College, the seminary at which both Rabbi Kahn and I were ordained, published the results of a major investigative report by an outside firm, Morgan…

Or, how to build a rainbow.

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Earlier this week, I sat with a woman who had some questions about Judaism. She found me online — I assume, the result of a google search. She probably typed in ‘Jewish’ or ‘rabbi’ and ‘near me.’ I’m sure I’m not the only person…

And you shall be a blessing.

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A confession. I have never run a marathon.
I know! You’re shocked, aren’t you.
I have started the couch to 5K running program approximately 1,349 times. But no. I have never actually run a marathon, or even a 5K.

Because, I’ll be honest —…

Rabbi Sara Mason-Barkin

Rabbi at Congregation Beth Israel in Scottsdale, AZ.

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