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Remaining Calm as Lines are Drawn

Drawing a line – making a boundary – it can be arbitrarily done by the architects, the planners, those who prefer knowing where things are and how they work. It can also be done thoughtfully in response to injury by … Continue reading

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Rethinking the Why of Sacrifice

Passover is around the corner, and as many plan their meals, I offer an enlightened alternative to killing an animal. From an anthropological point of view, I view the act as a sublimation of our own fear of death – … Continue reading

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More Discussion

This week’s Parashah was the section dealing with G_d opening up a passage through the Red Sea for the Israelites to escape oppression. In this time of heated discussion and attempted compromise on immigration reform, the thought arises that perhaps, … Continue reading

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On the question of the wall

I would rather live in the rest of the world free to move among countries than live in this country surrounded by a physical barrier. Although I think it is disgusting for DACA immigrants to be held hostage over this … Continue reading

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Peaceful thoughts

So, I went down to the capitol for the protest. We were a few thousand in the middle of the day on a weekday. I got a $50 parking ticket but opted to stay short of an arrest. I thought … Continue reading

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Important Action

I write this message today to give people some time for discernment on how they want to participate in this event. Another arrest is planned for this Wednesday, Dec. 6, along the same lines of what happened Nov. 1. The … Continue reading

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Revisiting

The high holidays started. Although this is a time of peace, the struggles over the past few weeks had escalated to the point of almost being unmanageable. It crossed my mind on more than one occasion that I might not … Continue reading

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