A Call to (Our) Community

Chevre, I had several topics on my list to write about, including the second part of my reflection last week regarding where we are at this moment in America and a deeper explanation of the thinking of the program team about our learning theme for this year. (I plan...

This Post-Election Moment

Chevre, Many of us feel tired. Tired from the election. Tired from the last four years. Tired from the hostility. Tired from congressional stalemates and an unwillingness to work together, to compromise. Tired from feeling like we have enemies in our neighbors,...

One Voter’s Wishes

Chevre, I’m writing this on Monday afternoon, with Election Day just ahead. I voted a little while back, so all that’s ahead is the wait. And my wishes for our future. There are many ways in which I would like to see American society change. For some, there are...

Reflecting on this Age and Stage in Life

Chevre, I’m on my way to my 62nd birthday. When my father was 62, he was an old man . . . or so I thought. I don’t think of myself as old nor do I think of myself as a 62-year-old. I perceive myself to be the same person I’ve always been although, admittedly, my body...

In Case You Missed It the First Time…

Chevre, I’m happy, with this week’s post, to make available to you many of the special pieces that were shared during our recent High Holiday services. I’ve had a number of requests recently, and I always like to make available the creativity that...
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