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Election Day, 2017: One Holy Encounter

Dear Friends ~ For last week’s election, I spent the better part of the day handing out leaflets promoting the reform candidate for Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner, as well as a slate of Democratic judges, most of them women. The morning was cold for...

Permission to Burn

  Beloveds~ Last Saturday, on the day Donald Trump became president of the United States, Jews were reading the Torah portion (Exodus 1:1-6:1) in which the tongue-tied shepherd Moshe receives instructions–and a promise–from the burning bush.  ...

Her Name is Ruby Kislev

Dear Friends ~ “The antidote to losing love is loving more,” I wrote in a recent post on my personal facebook page. This is as good a place as any to begin. And beginning is what we must do again and again, and then again, again. I speak these words to bring in a new...

Vulnerable in Dangerous Times

Beloveds~ This past Monday the Electoral College confirmed the Presidency of the most awful candidate the United States has ever known—a fascistic, racist, sexist, narcisisstic charlatan. We are called to step up into a strong and effective resistance. We will each...

Victory at Standing Rock!

Dear Friends ~ I had thought to be silent in these pages for at least a week after my last post, but yesterday’s victory at Standing Rock—whatever comes next—calls for a song: My Victory (Meditation on Psalm 18, David’s Victory Song) My victory is your victory,...