Selected Presentations

 

Azkarah: In Memory," Jerusalem, CCAR Conference 2/27/16. 

Keynote speaker, “Advancing Your Personal Vision: Developing and Applying a Self-Care Practice” and “When Visions Collide: Practicing Self-Care in the Real World,” UJA-Federation Rabbinic Fellowship for Visionary Leaders, Annual Retreat, 6/4/15.

"Nefesh in the Mishkan: Transitional Space," CCAR Conference Philadelphia, 3/18/15. 

Audio presentation: "Tackling the Unique Challenges of Being a Woman Rabbi: A Panel of Three Professional Rabbinic Coaches"
Womens’ Rabbinic Network Webinar,  3/15/16. (In response to the following questions: How do we navigate using aggression and emotion in the rabbinate? Time-management: How do you determine what you want out of your rabbinate and your life? Are you entitled to have a life?)

"Rabbinic Self-Care,” with Rabbi Seth Bernstein, CCAR Conference Philadelphia, 3/17/15.

Sharing Our Wisdom, Not Our Baggage: The Challenge of Creating and Maintaining Personal and Professional Boundaries in the Mentoring Relationship,” Webinar, Ongoing Training for CCAR Mentors, 3/9/15. 

"Isolation in Small(er) Congregations,” Webinar, CCAR Rabbis of Small(er) URJ and other Congregations, 1/15/15.

Getting What You Wish For: Jewish Professionals and the Emotional Meaning of Money, Keynote: Wexner Graduate Fellowship Winter Institute, January 2007. (Brief excerpt available here.)

What to Do When There’s Too Much to Do: Ideas for Self Care, Keynote: NJ Association of Jewish Communal Service, May 30, 2008.

Why Me?,” Stanford University Baccalaureate Address, Palo Alto, California, June 15, 2002.

The Good-Enough Rabbi

The Perfect Cantor (with Cantor Betsey Peters-Epstein)

Caring for the Caretaker: Rabbis and Supervision, Jewish Theological Seminary, Feb. 15, 2001.

Mentoring  the Mentors, Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion, Fall 2011.