Rabbis’ Messages

Ellison, Prager, and the Koran

Robert Barr reflects on the reaction of some to the election of Keith Ellison, a Muslim, to the House of Representatives.

The Shabbat Dilemma

Rabbi Barr comments on one of contemporary Judaism silliest dilemmas – Should Jewish Community Centers around the country be open on Shabbat Morning?

Intelligent Design Proponents – What Do They Really Want?

Rabbi Barr comments on the recent election of Susan Haverkos, a supporter of intelligent design, to the Ohio State School Board.

Winter Storm Emergency

With winter storms raging across the US and Cincinnati having had its first snow of the year – Rabbi Barr has some thoughts about winter storms and school closings.

The times, they are a changing

Rabbi Barr discusses two seemingly unrelated events that occurred Wednesday December 6th which reveal changes in the way gays and lesbians are being treated in society today.

Car Sales and the Bible

Rabbi Barr reflects on a letter that recently crossed his desk.