Learning about who we are: Chanukah

This year, the Jewish festival of Chanukah falls at the same time as Christmas. Two different religions, that grew up in similar historical-cultural milieus, with festivals around the Winter equinox both observed on the 25th day of their respective Jewish and Gregorian months. This is a perfect time to reflect Read more…

Monsters of Absurdity

Here’s the poem I’ve referred to several times, sung by the amazingly talented Rona Kenan: Legacies and visions Moses is now at the tender age of 120 is conscious of his legacy, that’s why he sings his song we heard this morning. His is a life lived in periods of Read more…