Upcoming Events (New Years Day Israeli Dancing, Sea of Reeds with Josh Kornbluth and Rabbi Creditor, Tu Bishvat Seder, MLK Breakfast)
Netivot Shalom Upcoming Events
New Years Day Israeli Dancing,
Sea of Reeds with Josh Kornbluth & Rabbi Creditor,
Tu Bishvat Seder, MLK Breakfast, and more!
Israeli Folk Dancing on New Years Day!
at CNS on January 1st 7:30PM-10:30PM - Come join us for Israeli Folk Dancing on Wednesday, January 1st, from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM. We'll start off with easy dances for about the first hour. There will be some teaching and lots of dancing. Led by Claire Sherman, Sarita Blum, and Glenn Massarano. If you have any questions, contact Glenn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join Rabbi Creditor at CNS member Josh Kornbluth's "Sea of Reeds" at the JCC in San Francisco on Jan 5th, where they will also share a post-show chat! Use the code "CREDITOR" online or on the phone for $5 off tickets!
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&…