Category Archives: The Jews

Doubling Down

The Middle East has been on fire for months. Years, really. Country by country. Revolution by revolution. Army by army. Person by person. I have watched the tweets go by since the beginning of the Arab Spring. Atrocities and triumphs. … Continue reading

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How is it possible

I have a lot of unpacking to do – mental unpacking – after a Jewish event that I attended tonight. Of the 14 people who came, 8 were black men ranging from 40-70 years old who are members of the … Continue reading

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How not to welcome interfaith families

It begins to happen at the beginning of December, the invitations to cool Jewish events that happen on December 24th and 25th. The Alternative to Christmas programming. From casual outings to China town, to Matzah Balls to the mega-learning event … Continue reading

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