Marching Together

Current Read: (((Semitism))): Being Jewish in America in the Age of Trump This evening I had the wonderful opportunity to be involved in an extremely important community event. Our Temple-Synagogue Religious School was part of robust programming for a community-wide celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., given that MondayContinue reading “Marching Together”

What Can We Do?

“What can we do?”  the Rabbi asked us to reflect upon these words during his drashah. Outside of the Temple, a New York State Trooper patrolled between the two local schuls, ensuring that the soft targets that are our houses of worship would not be welcoming to those whose intentions were troublesome or worse.  IContinue reading “What Can We Do?”

Replace the Rhetoric, Please

I wish this post was unlike so many of the others that I have written in my short time publishing this blog. Last night we had a beautiful Chanukah celebration at our home. Family was here, and we ate traditional foods, played some fun games, lit the menorah, and simply spent joyous time together. LastContinue reading “Replace the Rhetoric, Please”