Pilgrimage to Detroit

I think that my summer plans to hike from Boston to Detroit are bigger than WalkingHome and bigger than bringing awareness to...

Be Careful What You Plant!

Last week I talked about, in part, the reality that Joseph’s plan to save the people of Egypt and neighboring lands from famine, was...

On I-phones and I-dols

"Rabbi Hiyya said that Terah, the father of Abram (whom God later renamed Abraham) manufactured idols. One time, when Terah went away and...

Life is a Mirror

My thoughts and prayers this week are with all the families and communities struggling with the consequences of Hurricane Harvey as well...

The Torah of Reb Zusya

A classic story tells about the great Reb Zusha, who was found agitated and upset as he lay on deathbed. His students asked, "Rebbe, why...

On Apologies

As we come ever closer to Rosh HaShanah, the head/beginning of our New Year, a time ripe with hope, expectation, and connection, we are...