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December 15, 2020
Writing, Thinking and Talking about Tragedy: A Conversation with Beth Kissileff
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......
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December 03, 2020
The Acceptance of Oklahoma’s Day of Prayer and Fasting — Warts and All
By decree of Gov. Kevin Stitt, Oklahoma is observing today, Thursday, December 3rd, as a day of prayer and fasting, asking God “To heal those who are sick, comfort those who are hurting and provide renewed strength and wisdom to all who are managing the effects of COVID-19.” I applaud the Governor, most of his decree, and all those who would join him in prayer and fasting, even, or especially if they don’t believe in God. Yes, I am applauding the state-sponsored establishment of a religious day, even though I believe in......
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November 24, 2020
Thanksgiving, Klezmer and The Ethics of Appropriation
The rise of Klezmer has many reasons, and they differ amongst other things, not only by identity but by geography....
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November 10, 2020
Facts, Accuracy and Truth
Factual or not, it is a beautiful story...
Compassion and Empathy, Longform, Uncategorized |
May 25, 2020
Memorial Day in Pandemic
Thinking out loud about the dead, especially in a time of so much death, is scary...
Another Way Of Looking At Things, Longform, Wisdom Warehouse |
May 02, 2017
How I Harnessed My Imagination To See Ghosts And Grow Spiritually
A workshop exercise turns into a transcendent experience which reaffirms Stephanie's belief in the powers of imagination for spiritual and emotional growth....