Light One Candle

Chevre, It was the darkest of times, the subjugation of Judea under Antiochus. As the story goes, the Maccabees reclaimed the Temple for the worship of God. They needed to light its lamps against the darkness of oppression at this darkest time of the year. They found...

Every Day is Election Day

Chevre, Three weeks ago, I wrote about “this post-election moment” and the need to strengthen democracy. Today, I want to return to that moment with a complementary message. I learned what follows from my colleague, Rabbi David Stern, and applaud him for his vision...
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