The Shabbat and Horrible Tragedy

November 2, 2018

I have been thinking of Rogers’ famous remark that “when bad things happen, look for the helpers.” I am convinced that in our America, there are many more good people than bad – and therefore an event like this hits us particularly hard.

Abraham, Hospitality, and the Shabbat

October 26, 2018

Hospitality, or Hachnasat Orchim in Hebrew, is such an important value, that the our tradition considers it to be a hallmark of the values of Abraham, our Father, the First Hebrew.