Contemplating Contemplation

Contemplating Contemplation

Elul has begun!  As Jews, this is a traditional time of self-reflection to prepare for the High Holidays where we ask for forgiveness from family, friends, and G-d. Ample time for self-reflection and quiet contemplation is a side of Judaism that COVID has...
Action Tip 9: Spirit Night!!

Action Tip 9: Spirit Night!!

Despite the heat, it’s almost Fall!  Local groups and clubs are exploring ways to safely resume their activities.  School is starting up again soon, albeit virtually in many areas.  “Spirit Nights” are a type of fundraiser that supports a group at a local restaurant. ...
Acton Tip 8: Is Your Alma Mater Supportive?

Acton Tip 8: Is Your Alma Mater Supportive?

Going to college is going to look different this year.  Regardless, my alma mater has already sent multiple letters and emails asking for donations. At that same time, reports of harassment of Jewish students from fellow students and even faculty are steadily...
Action Tip 7: Masks and Tikkun Olam

Action Tip 7: Masks and Tikkun Olam

Wearing a mask helps save lives. We acknowledge that masks are uncomfortable, especially in these hot summer months.  It’s challenging to wear one for a long period of time or even for a few minutes under the sun. This Week’s Tip: Actively thank those...