Alan Zeichick

Alan Zeichick is a former member of the Union for Reform Judaism's North American Board of Trustees and a current member of the Board of Overseers of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion’s Western Region. Together with his wife Carole, he is a member and past president of Peninsula Temple Sholom in Burlingame, CA. The Zeichicks also are members of Temple Chai in Phoenix, AZ.

 

 

Before I Die, I Want to Know the Face of God

Alan Zeichick
September 2, 2015

I was inspired to write this poem after reading Rabbi Eliezer’s teaching in Pirkei Avot that advises us that because it is not possible to repent one day before we die – because we don’t know when that will be – we should repent daily, and live always in a

What Is "Authentic" Reform Judaism?

Alan Zeichick
Reform Judaism is both a living religion and a vibrant culture. As Reform Jews, we are charged with using the Torah as a guide to living meaningful lives and making the world a better place.