Rabbi Rachel Timoner is Senior Rabbi of Congregation Beth Elohim in Park Slope, Brooklyn.
Rabbi Rachel Timoner
By Rabbi Rachel Timoner
I’m a rabbi and I helped my father end his life
“Promise me you will help me die.” My father was 92 years old. He had congestive heart failure and COPD. He was living on oxygen and a dozen medications that had kept him alive since a debilitating stroke paralyzed him forty years ago. Last year, when his doctors told him that he was dying in…
To The Williamsburg Jewish Community: A Letter Of Support From Liberal Brooklyn Rabbis
To the Jewish Community of Williamsburg, We are appalled by the recent violent attacks on the Chasidic community of Williamsburg. These attacks on the Jewish community are unconscionable acts of cruelty. We reach out with love and support to our Jewish brothers and sisters as they find themselves the most current target in the uptick…
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