March 2016

My Semicha – Revoked And Revitalized

March 23rd, 2016|

Op-ed in the Jewish Press by Rabbi Dovid M. Cohen.

My Semicha – Revoked And Revitalized: Observations From the Other Side of the Pulpit

The man informed me I was no longer a rabbi. His exact words were, “If you don’t have a pulpit, then you aren’t a rabbi.” I explained to him that I have many pulpits – that I travel throughout New York and beyond speaking on many weekends. He would hear none of it. No official pulpit position, not a rabbi in his book.

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