Rabbi’s Thoughts 2018-09-04T16:34:23+00:00

FROM RABBI LIEBERMAN

Door #1 or Door #2?

This year the month of March is book-ended by two Jewish holy days: Purim (Feb. 28/March 1) and Passover (Mar. 30 - April 7). The biblical books which explain the origins of both holidays present radically different understanding of the role of human agency in contending with existential threats [...]

February 28th, 2018|

Dreaming Dr. King’s Dream

On Monday, January 15, No Place For Hate - Falmouth will host its annual breakfast commemorating the birth, and the legacy, of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We will, at that time, honor Scoba Rhodes with the Civic Leadership Award for his decades of committed service to [...]

December 19th, 2017|

End-of-Life Options

Despite the fact that the days between Rosh Ha-Shanah and Yom Kippur are, typically, filled with many last-minute preparations for the fall holy days, this year I felt compelled to set aside time on Tuesday, September 26, to make my way to Beacon Hill, there to offer testimony before the Joint Committee on [...]

October 9th, 2017|

Shelter from the storm….

We creep to our bed, and its straw mattress. We wait; we listen. The storm lulls off, then redoubles, Bending the trees half-way down to the ground, Shaking loose the last wizened oranges in the orchard, Flattening the limber carnations. A spider eases himself down from a swaying light-bulb, [...]

September 16th, 2017|