Rabbi Esther L. Lederman

Rabbi Esther L. Lederman (she/her) is the Union for Reform Judaism's Vice President of Leaders in Action.

Making Room for the New

D'Var Torah By: Rabbi Esther L. Lederman

Early in this week's parashah, we encounter the following phrase: V'yashan mipnei chadash totziu - You shall have to clear out the old to make room for the new.

The URJ Reflection Project: Go Deeper on “The Spiritual”

Rabbi Esther L. Lederman
Rabbi Leora Kaye
As part of the URJ Reflection Project, a new set of offerings and experiences for the High Holidays in a time of social distance, we’ve also developed three short essays that allow you to go deeper into the essence of Jewish wisdom that grounds these rituals.