Rabbi Perkins' E-Letters

Click on the links below to view Rabbi Perkins' e-letters (in reverse chronological order).

Especially This Year, There's More to Passover (April 14, 2017)
Four More Questions for the Passover Seder (March 31, 2017)
What do Night and The Color Purple have in common? (March 8, 2017)
It's Hard to Acknowledge the Truth (March 1, 2017)
The Spirit of St. Louis (February 23, 2017)
The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothng But the Truth? (February 6, 2017)
Rabbi's Message on Immigration (January 30, 2017)
The First 100 Days (January 20, 2017)
Opening the Eyes of the Blind (December 28, 2016)
Act Like Marlon Brando (December 16, 2016)
The Ethics of Mass Incarceration (December 9, 2016)
Three Wonderful Melodies (December 6, 2016)
Now That The Fires Are Out... (December 1, 2016)
Lessons for our President-Elect (November 14, 2016)
The Day After (November 9, 2016)
What's God got to do with it? (November 4, 2016)
Are you grinding your teeth? (October 27, 2016)
Shimon Peres, z"l (September 28, 2016)
On the Ballot in November... (September 14, 2016)
A Message from Rabbi Perkins (July 11, 2016)
In Memory of Elie Wiesel (July 3, 2016)
"Go Down, Moses!" and When Does 7 Equal 8? (April 28, 2016)
In Memory of a Special Teacher (April 21, 2016)
Seder Ideas from Rabbi Perkins (April 19, 2016)
‘Tis the Season! (March 18, 2016)
Let's Unplug Ourselves! (March 2, 2016)
Can Generosity be Commanded? (February 12, 2016)
Celebrate the Tenth Anniversary of "Hineini" (December 10, 2015)
A Few Fun Hanukkah Curiosities (December 4, 2015)

One Rabbi's Shabbat in Paris (November 17, 2015)

What makes a "successful" congregation? (November 13, 2015)

On the Eve of a Shabbat of Solidarity (October 16, 2015)

From One Melody to the Next (September 25, 2015)

Israel On My Mind (September 21, 2015)

Ten Tips to a Meaningful Yom Kippur (September 18, 2015)

Have a Good Day! (September 10, 2015)

Who Will Be at Rest, and Who Will Wander? (September 8, 2015)

Preparing for the Days of Awe (September 3, 2015)

Deal or No Deal (August 26, 2015)

A Disturbing Trend in Israeli Society (June 23, 2015)

A letter regarding the Charleston, N.C. shootings (June 21, 2015)

The Meaning of #4 (May 21, 2015)

The Neo-Catechumenal Way (May 6, 2015)

Passover 2015

Troubling Times (February 10, 2015)

A Letter from Mijal Bitton (January 29, 2015)

The 86th Casualty (January 23, 2015)

A letter from Paris (January 16, 2015)

A message regarding the attacks in Paris (January 11, 2015)

"Al Eileh Ani Bochiya" -- "For These Do I Weep"  (November 20, 2014)

Sukkot (2) 5775

Sukkot (1) 5775

Yom Kippur 5775

Rosh Hashanah 5775

An Aggravating Headline - Israel Braces for War Crimes Inquiries on Gaza

I Am Not Resigned - A Reaction to Newtown

Hanerot Halalu and The Mitzvah to Bask in the 
Light of the Hanukkah Candles 
 

Cautious Optimism - The Israel-Hamas Ceasefire 

Elections 2012 

Jewish Perspectives on End of Life Care 

Bulgaria Bus Attack 

An Inspiring Rendition of Hatikva 

Turkey and India - What Do They Have in Common? 

Reflections on Release of Gilad Shalit