After all the political speechmaking of the past few weeks, in the wake of all the claims and fact-checking, name-calling and back-slapping, one simple word has stuck in my mind and my heart. It was spoken at the beginning of Barack Obama’s short tribute film that was shown just...
October 3, 2012 | 12:04 pm
We take light for granted. But in the Torah’s opening chapter of Bereshit, it was God’s first gift.
It seems fitting, then, that when a local synagogue committed itself to helping an... read full article