This past Shabbat – the Shabbat before Purim – was Shabbat Zahor, during which we read from a Torah portion (for maftir) that
That’s me, my friends.
I am hard at work on a posting about enemies Israel faces: An important posting that will come
At last, within the American political scene, at least one reason for gladness:
The Senate has acquitted President Trump of the charges of
But it hardly does justice to the situation to say that what we are facing is not a pretty picture.
What I want
I am ever mindful of the blessings that are ours, and would never, ever suggest that hope be abandoned. Jews survive on hope,
First order of concern: We must stay in touch with news of significance, even – or especially – if it is unsettling or
The Jewish tradition warns strongly against baseless hatred (sinat chinam) and its dire consequences. Now we are watching it destroy a once great
It is almost upon us now: Joe Biden’s inauguration day.
Whatever the grief, the incredible frustration, the conviction that this should not
Had someone described to me, just months ago, what is going on now in the US, I would have scoffed and said it