A monthly commentary relating Torah to learning about Jewish sacred aging.
Happy New Year! We welcome 5769 and pray that we and our families enjoy peace and health. The Hebrew letter tet has the numerical value of nine, and so it speaks to this new [Read more...]
Shalom. September 2008 and we stand again at the brink of a new year. So many possibilities are before us. This promises to be, in the USA, a year of great change. One of the [Read more...]
I have just returned from speaking at a conference of Latin American Progressive congregations. The conference brought together over 350 registered delegates from [Read more...]
The concept of “civic engagement” is a hot one at present. This is a concept, brought to fruition in a book of the same name by Marc Freedman, that the baby boom [Read more...]
For us, April is one of the kindest, most exciting months. Hope is renewed! We get to measure ourselves against what was and what we hope will be. Baseball returns, and as a [Read more...]
Shalom. March is this wonderful month of transition. From winter to spring. Within recent weeks, the Pew Foundation released a major finding on religion in American life. The [Read more...]