February 25, 2021
Reflection on Purim in a pandemic....
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February 02, 2021
The focus of the national program was how our shared textual traditions move us to action... ...
February 01, 2021
Serah saved an entire city by handing over the head of one man...
January 29, 2021
What we can learn from the convergence of the two days....
January 08, 2021
Rabbi Tarfon taught: “It is not your responsibility to finish the work , but you are not free to desist from it either.” Pirkei Avot 2:16 Aspirational, that has always been the word I have used to describe America — its beauty and its potential — and the framework I have used to see the world. How have the last four years, and more particularly the last few days, impacted that framework of faith? A timeline will help to begin parsing that question. Inauguration Day 2017. A speech is......
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January 08, 2021
Written by Rabbi Irwin Kula, on FaceBook, on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 The civil war has begun…and those of us who have taught systems theory and epistemological and cultural pluralism, who understand reaction-formation, splitting and projection, who see ourselves as morally and psychologically evolved, who are part of the 10% for whom Covid was a serious disturbance but who also benefited financially in this period, for whom even this experience Wednesday at the capitol makes no immediate difference, need to think very seriously about how we contributed to what is going on......
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December 15, 2020
I sat down recently with Beth Kissileff, a TWD contributor who has a new book out — one reflecting how different people in Pittsburgh have processed, and continue to process the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue building, which occurred a little more than 2 years ago. Our conversation was about “more” than one terrible event, as you will see. It’s not simple to write, think, or talk about tragedy, but this was an attempt to do just that. We do not only, or even primarily, look back. Instead, I hope......
December 09, 2020
Remembering the Jews that were killed in Pittsburgh on the second anniversary of their death....