Monthly Archives: October 2020

Leave no one behind

Years ago, I started going up to the Great Lakes Naval Base to lead Friday night services for the recruits. They came from all backgrounds; some came because they were Jewish. Some came because it was something to do on … Continue reading

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Chaos. Utter chaos.

There’s a phrase that has been echoing through my mind, as we start the Torah again this Shabbat. Chaos. Tohu v’vohu. I have questions. Why would God create chaos and then form it into order? Why not just create the … Continue reading

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We always need a Plan B

Here it is, the last Shabbat before the Creation of the World. It’s been a while since we were on our weekly Torah check-in, so before we head for celestial tohu v’vohu (chaos) to match the tohu v’vohu here on … Continue reading

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