justice

Wandering in the Desert

What we leave behind speaks volumes

Can We Love People Who Do Bad Things?

It is the very fact of loving the people who do bad things that enables them to change.

When Faced With Hatred, Do We Stay or Do We Go?

But there came a time when the racism joined with political power was simply too much...

Shame, Vulnerability and Courage

I went to the local town hall meeting with our State Representative, Buddy Carter. The small theater at the local ...

Why My Father Went to War

 I had already seen the cover art of this week’s New Yorker magazine in a news feed, but when the ...

Calling Me a LibTarded B—– Won’t Help

Recently someone called me a libtarded b—- in the course of a Facebook discussion regarding the president’s executive order reinstating ...

The Wages of Deceit

This week’s Torah portion, Toldot, is filled with stories of people lying to and tricking one another. Jacob tricks his ...

I’m Fired Up and This is Why

A packed church of nearly 1,500 people gathered in unity to demand social justice. We came together from different faith ...

Speaking of Others’ Nakedness

Commentary on Parshat Noah, Genesis 6:9-11:32In this week’s Torah portion, Noah, after the flood recedes, Noah leaves the ark, gets ...

From Rehem to Rahamim

The surest way to evaluate a society’s achievement at creating a system that is equitable to all is to examine ...