Celebrating Jewish Earth Day here and there

As a child, on our Jewish Earth Day called Tu Bishvat, my peers and I would buy trees to plant in Israel. As I grew into a young adulthood, we’d have Tu Bishvat seders. Exploring Jewish mysticism, we’d eat the fruits and drink the wines of Israel – four cups moving from white to rose to red. Today, those of us who are connected with Israel need to plant and…

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So today is Jewish and Proud Day…

When I learned that today was Jewish and proud day, it struck me as odd. When I stopped to think about it, for me every day is Jewish and proud…

Evolving and Devolving

Written for Kristallnacht (November 9-10, 2019) and Veteran’s Day (November 11, 2019) Language evolves. Research evolves. Learning evolves. We have been told to expand our language. November 9-10, 1938, was…