Honey for a sweet new year: delicious local, raw honey is available for Rosh Hashana!
The Netivot Shalom preschool is offering charming glass bear jars filled with 9 ounces of this special treat. To place your order, just click here. The price of each jar is $18.00. All proceeds will be used to support scholarships for preschool families.
Honey will be available for pick up at the Netivot Shalom office. Please make checks payable to "Netivot Shalom" with the note "preschool honey." Thank you for your support, and l'shana tova!
I had a beautiful day today. I stood with my sister, a passionate rabbi serving the U.S. Navy as a chaplain, at the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. We remembered our grandfather of blessed memory, who fought for America and shared hard-earned wisdom with his children and grandchildren.
I looked to my right and saw the Washington Monument. Looked to my left at the Lincoln Memorial. I read quotes engraved on massive stones. And I felt, to my core, one sad feeling: too much war.
Too. Much. War.
The quotes and certain retellings of history would have me believe that we fought for pure purposes: we fought for religious freedom, we fought to end slavery, we fought for freedom for all humanity, we fought to end tyranny. But it's also true that we fought (and fight) for economic interests. It&…