Tag: synagogue

Thanksgiving 2014

“Family.” People coming together who you don’t normally see. Turkey. Cranberry jelly that no one likes. Football. The children were asked to think about what this upcoming holiday really means. We sat with pens and pencils poised above lined paper and looked at snippets of poetry from years and centuries past, at what this holiday is about, at the points where we connect to… Read more →

Land of the Misfits

You know what it’s like – you just don’t fit in. Wherever you go, whatever you do, the beat in your head is different syncopation than the beat everyone else marches to. Yesterday, I had a fulfilling conversation with a friend who feels the same way about fitting in. Perhaps I’ll start a group of community misfits, she joked. I offered to… Read more →