Author Archives: Rabbi Michael Panitz

How our Differently-Abled Daughter brought Blessing to our Congregation

Rabbi Michael Panitz Temple Israel, Norfolk As a rabbi, I have had many opportunities to observe the various culture of community that congregations form. Some are accepting of diversity, some are fearful of it and closed off.As the father of aneurologically-handicapped adult daughter, I have had a great emotional, as well as professional, investment in