Category Archives: Social Justice

From Georgia to Trenton: A Continuing Journey for Justice

You never know where taking a long walk in the summertime will lead you. Almost a year ago, my son Josh and I took a long walk on a hot summer’s day through the streets of Augusta, Georgia and across … Continue reading

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The Sermon I Have Waited Many Years to Deliver – Love Wins!

Zeh hayom asah Adonai, nagilah v’nismecha bo! – This is a day that God has made, let us rejoice and be glad of it!   This is a day of rejoicing and this is the sermon I have waited to deliver … Continue reading

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Baruch Dayan HaEmet – Leonard Fein

(The following is the text of a letter that I sent to our National Jewish Coalition for Literacy Affiliates in the wake of the passing of our founder, Leonard Fein.) August 14, 2014 Dear NJCL Affiliate Leaders and Friends, As … Continue reading

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Why the President’s Words Matter

Yesterday, my iPad, phone and computer cried out as one that there was breaking news on the wires.  As the third beep caught my attention, I read the alert and a broad smile came across my face.  President Obama had come … Continue reading

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#blogexodus for 11 Nisan: Get the Plagues Out!

Urgency. That’s what comes to mind when I consider the plagues, urgency… and paper plates. It all goes back to one particular Seder from my childhood. From that Seder onward, I couldn’t think of the plagues without a sense of … Continue reading

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