In March of 2005, the Greater Metropolitan New York Regional Council sponsored a presentation on the complex relationship between Rabbis and congregations. The article summarizes the main points of the presentation that is based upon the The Rabbi-Congregational Relationship: A Vision for the 21st Century
An article on connections forged while in Uganda. The authors write: "We went to Uganda to learn about HIV/AIDS, Africa and to reinvigorate our community. Along the way, we learned about Judaism, social action and ourselves."
Rabbi Harris's article, written after his workshop at the 2004 JRF Convention, focuses on the benefits that non-Jews, mostly with Jewish partners, bring to the community. Harris leads us away from the "framework of cost," to open up the conversation on intermarriage.