[This week's Haveil Havalim is here]
So here's a hypothetical question:
Let's say you were a former shul rabbi who had a 3-year-old blog featuring derashos, shiurim [classes] and pontifications as well as drivel, and you were contemplating an eventual return to the pulpit. Your blog included everything from your music and food preferences to your thoughts about shul, community and international politics.
a) Delete the whole thing?
b) Painstakingly review your 700+ posts to eliminate anything that could be used against you?
c) Let it all hang out there, since you really only want a shul that is comfortable with you as you are?
Of course, it's fashionable to say (c), because our utopian vision is one in which everyone gets to say what they want and be who they want and find acceptance. But is that what a shul should have in its rabbi?
Just a hypothetical question, of course; let's not start any rumors here.