Purim, October 7, and Holocaust Inversion

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This year, one passage in the Book of Esther is particularly poignant. Before Haman could carry out his deadly plot to “destroy, massacre, and exterminate the Jews, young and old, […]

Should You Take Off Your Jewish Star Necklace?

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These are scary days for the Jewish people. Many wonder silently or aloud: Do we take the kippah off our heads? Remove the Jewish star chain from our neck? Take […]

Abortion Rights A Matter Of Jewish Values

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On the third day of Hanukkah, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. This is one of the most consequential lawsuits in decades concerning […]

Jerusalem Day Flag Parade is a Reckless Embarrassment

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I just got (another…) flat, while driving home from work, in Israel. In that this happened to me not that long ago and I had some much-needed additional coaching from […]

Finding Joy In Passover

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We remember dark places and we rise up ready to bring liberation to those who need it.

Don’t Get Drunk On Purim

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Cautionary tales of Purim