‍‍ אלול ה תשעה / תשרי ה תשעו - September, 2015

  • October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Posted ‍‍ד תשרי ה תשעו - Sep 17th, 2015 By in Rabbi's Thoughts With | Comments Off

    Learned Helplessness  They say These clever scientist folks, That there is such a thing As learned helplessness; Cage a rat Subject it To repeated trauma Until it is so tired of fighting It will lie in the corner And take the pain Not leaving Even when the door is opened I know this to be …

  • Resources on racism and white privilege

    Posted ‍‍כב אלול ה תשעה - Sep 6th, 2015 By in Rabbi's Thoughts With | Comments Off

    In preparation for my Rosh Hashanah (5776) morning sermon, I read a number of books and essays on the themes or racism and white privilege. Here are some of  the sources I consulted that I deem worthy of your consideration: BOOKS Between The World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates (Spiegel & Grau, 2015) A searing memoir, …

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