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Behar / Bechukotai – Leviticus 25:1 – 27:34

Thumbnail_CoverDesign_Behar-Bechukotai “Sowing the seed, my hand is one with the earth. …Hungry and trusting, my mind is one with the earth. Eating the fruit, my body is one with the earth.“ Wendell Berry’s poem “Prayers and Sayings of the Mad Farmer” asks us to consider how the farmer is like the farm. Similarly, the strong language […] Continue Reading...

Hanukkah 5776 — Rededicating Ourselves

Hanukkiah copy Next Tuesday, December 1, is #GivingTuesday. What is this curious hashtag weekday? Created by New York City‘s 92nd Street Y, #GivingTuesday is a response to the consumer-oriented shopping “holidays” of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. From the #GivingTuesday website: “Now in its fourth year, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power […] Continue Reading...