Just Show Up!

This past Shabbat we witnessed the deadliest anti-Semitic attack against our people in American history. Eleven gentle souls entered their Pittsburgh synagogue, greeted one another with Shabbat Shalom, and settled into their regular seats they have sat in for decades … Read More

A Man Who Dared Greatly! (And What We Can Learn from Him)

This is not the blog I expected to write the first week of school. However, the death – and life –  of Senator John McCain is so significant to me that I felt compelled to write about him; not about … Read More

Embracing “The Politics of Hope”

What is the difference between a contract and a covenant?  Our times require us to examine that difference, and to understand it as a step in reclaiming the higher moral ground in our communities, country and abroad. We need to … Read More