Does Your Synagogue Give or Take?

Shavuot encourages us to remember that great things happen when we start from the premise of giving for the sake of giving.  The more we take the stance that giving is something to be done for its own sake, the more we create communities that exist for everybody’s sake.   Today, The Times of Israel published an essay I wrote about choosing giving over taking on Shavuot.  You can read the article by clicking on this link.