This acrostic piece that spells out “Tree of Life Pittsburgh Tree of Life" is, of course, a response to the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue this morning.
The horrific and deadly attack on Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha Congregation in Pittsburgh marks one of the darkest days in American Jewish history.
You're invited to join us for "Songs for All of Us: After Pittsburgh," a Facebook Live event featuring music, prayer, healing, and community.
In the wake of the murder of 11 Jews at prayer, congregations and communities have gathered in sanctuaries and in parks and on street corners to mourn the victims.
I grew up in Chelmsford, MA, where we belonged to a small Reform Jewish community. For Judaism to exist there, you had to show up – so we showed up for everything.
If you attended worship services at a Reform congregation anywhere in North America during the last month or so, chances are good you heard a sermon about Mister Rogers.
Our realities are, to a degree, relative. On one hand, this is a great thing: Our varying perceptions of the world around us allow us to bring our unique viewpoints to our jobs, our communities, and our synagogues, allowing our collaborative projects to be grounded in diversity.