Spoken word poetry seeking to find sanity during the tensions at the Gaza border.
I’m up at 3:30 am, jetlagged.
A Spoken Word Commentary
In a land that oozes holiness, watching my wife Michelle, a long distance lover of Israel, rediscover the Holy Land has been fascinating.
Celebrating Israel’s 70th birthday on an airplane to Israel and thinking about this spiritual ascension.
Quoting Kabbalah (Jewish mysticism), exploring the metaphors of light and darkness, moving with ease back and forth between Israel’s Galilee and California’s Calabasas, Rabbi Or and Feliza Zohar at once teach and transform, explicate sacred texts and invigorate souls.
At a meeting with Palestinians near Bethlehem. We gathered to encounter the truth. That we are all one.
I joined over 300 Reform Rabbis - North American, Israeli, European, Australian, Russian and from elsewhere - in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv for our CCAR Israel convention.
#wewontletterroristswin 24 hours earlier, I walked the Israeli port city of Jaffa, meandering through its streets, which the next day momentarily became a terrorist's killing field. I became enamored with its uniqueness.
Sacred Graffiti: Walking around the Florentine neighborhood of Tel Aviv, I am struck by the abundance of graffiti which reminds us of the spirituality throughout Israel
Life Lessons from Shimon Peres, as conveyed by David Sackman, from David's hour long meeting with the 90+ year old former Prime Minister of Israel.
"To say the NFTY-EIE program changed my life would be an understatement. The four months I spent in Israel were the happiest times of my life so far." Reflections of teen Rockey Greenberg on a high school semester in Israel.