by Alan H. Gill July 29, 2014: As the war against Hamas continues - with more lives tragically lost, continuous rocket attacks, terrorist infiltration attempts, and ceasefires that come and go - I want to share with you three scenes from the last several days here that … [Read more...] about In Israel, What Community Means
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by Rabbi Laura Geller Rabbi Sandy Sasso, ordained in 1975, the first woman rabbi in the Reconstructionist movement, opened her remarks [last Wednesday evening] with a quote from a Mary Oliver poem: “Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell the story.” It was a panel organized to hon … [Read more...] about Pay Attention. Be Astonished. Tell the Story.
An IsraAID team has traveled to Methow Valley (Okanogan County), Washington, to assist families who lost their homes following extensive wildfires in the region. The team is in contact with Jewish and non-Jewish counterparts on the ground and in Seattle to coordinate their … [Read more...] about IsraAID helps Residents after Wildfire Devastation in Washington State