This Installation Speech was given by WRJ Incoming President Blair C. Marks at WRJ's 49th Assembly on December 14, 2013 in San Diego, CA.
Thank you and Shabbat Shalom.
Rabbi Lebow, my spiritual leader, but also my friend, thank you for encouraging me to discover my own path through Judaism, for demonstrating to me what standing up for social justice really means, and for creating a place which is truly a house of prayer open to ALL people. You inspire me. Your support for sisterhood has been unwavering, and you could (and maybe should!) write a book on why congregations need sisterhoods!... Read More