Monthly Archives: November 2012

Something to Read…

This past week, I finished reading Parker Palmer’s magnificent book on the inner life of teachers entitled The Courage to Teach.   When I read the Afterword to this 10th anniversary edition, I came across a quote that I thought could not … Continue reading

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Fasting for Peace, Fasting for Compromise

November 5th marks the English anniversary of the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, one of the greatest tragedies in the history of modern Jewry.   For many Jews, this horrific event necessitated a ritual response through our Jewishtradition, … Continue reading

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A Kavannah for Our Shabbat Tables After Hurricane Sandy

“But as for me, distressed and in pain–may your salvation, God, protect me” (Tehillim/Psalms 69:29). Our God and God of Our Ancestors, So often when we gaze into the heavens, we are reminded of the awesome power of the world … Continue reading

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A New Website…

After several years of sharing my professional material on another website platform, I recently decided to change platforms to create a more polished looking homepage that allows readers to better access my material and other related website content.   As … Continue reading

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