Rabbi Greg Harris

Chinese Food, a Movie, and other things

December 24, 2020

This is the fourth week of the month. For Reflections Off the Bimah, the fourth week features thought leaders from throughout the Jewish world and beyond. These special posts give you …

Let’s Find Some Light for Chanukah

December 4, 2020

I don’t know about you, but I need something uplifting and light right now.  I can distract myself only so long with streaming services.  After all, the ‘real world’ is …

A Different Thanksgiving

November 25, 2020

This is the fourth week of the month. For Reflections Off the Bimah, the fourth week features thought leaders from throughout the Jewish world and beyond. These special posts give you …

Anxiety Without Results

November 4, 2020

I could not watch the election returns last night.  I normally love to see the numbers come in, hear about little counties in far off States and see Washington’s political …

Focusing on Our Mental Health

October 30, 2020

This is the fourth week of the month. For Reflections Off the Bimah, the fourth week features thought leaders from throughout the Jewish world and beyond. These special posts give you …

A Look Around the Sanctuary

October 9, 2020

A tour of the Bender Sanctuary exploring the technology pieces allowing services on the High Holidays, Shabbat and other times to feel so special.

Loss and the Shofar

August 7, 2020

I miss you.  I miss coming together as a community.  I miss chatting over tuna after services.  I miss the amazing banana bread with chocolate chips from Sunflower Bakery after …

Double Sad Day…

July 30, 2020

Today is Tisha B’Av, the 9th of Av.  This is a day of intense sadness on the Jewish calendar as the destruction of the Temples in Jerusalem are commemorated (587BCE …

High Holidays in New Ways

July 2, 2020

Zochreynu l’chayim melech chafetz b’chayim v’chatveynu b’sefer hachayim l’ma’ancha elohim chayim “Remember us for life, Sovereign who delights in life, and write us in the book of life, for Your …

Inequalities! Inequalities?

June 5, 2020

“What will you take with you to the other side of Covid?”  That was the prompt an interviewer asked me for an on-line magazine this week.  It is an important …