I love listening to podcasts, and work my way through episodes of the Bill Simmons Podcast, the Weeds, Planet Money and countless others while I’m in the car, on the subway, or at the gym. Last month, I was interviewed by Michelle Malkin on her brand new podcast It’s Who You Know! about the future of synagogues. You can listen to the podcast by clicking on this link.
God’s name does not appear in Megillat Esther, and this omission offers a powerful lesson about the necessity of taking ownership over whether or not we will achieve God’s mission for the Jewish people. On Sunday, The Times of Israel published a post I wrote on how Purim teaches us that God will not save the synagogue; only we can. You can read the post by clicking on this link.