There is something a bit disturbing about reading a Torah portion with insurrections and plague in 2021. Parashah Korach (Numbers 16:1 – 18:32) contains two different rebellion- Korah’s challenge to Aaron’s leadership of the priesthood and Dathan and
There are times I have ideas that are contrary to the majority opinion. Within the confines of my mind, I ponder what could be a plausible strategy at best, an idea worthy of discussion at the very least.
On April 8th, I had the chance to hear Sue Bird, one of the WNBA’s great sports activists on equality, LGBTQ rights, and pay equity, remind us that “Being an ally is so important.
The Torah portion, B'haalot'cha, is a rich and complicated one, full of insight about the people we are and, more importantly, about the people we hope to be. Though the narrative is an ancient one, we see ourselves reflected in the light of those
Have you heard someone at synagogue or in another Jewish setting say, “Im Ein Kemach Ein Torah?” (Pirkei Avot: 3:21, Rabbi Elzar ben Azaryah) The phrase often surfaces when it is helpful to underscore the need for fundraising, which some volunteers find
In mid-March, I was part of the WRJ Legislative Body Meeting, where we affirmed resolutions and approved changes to the WRJ Constitution.
Typically, summer is the time when many sisterhoods wind down their programming. But there is nothing typical about the times we are living in. When COVID-19 shut us down, it didn’t shut us up!
“Necessity is the mother of invention.”