I worry, especially for those of us who only find ourselves in the synagogue on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, that we lose sight of the very strong thread in Jewish tradition that describes God as gracious and merciful, extending kindness down the generations. I truly believe that Judaism is for themost part about acknowledging and increasing the love, joy, peace, and healing in the world. more
A couple of weeks into the Gulf Coast oil disaster I found myself feeling physically sick as I stood at the gas station, filling up my tank. In that moment, it felt as if the oil that was leaking out of the damaged well into the Gulf of Mexico was pouring directly into my car.