Sukkot 5781: Sukkah

Jewish and Israelite Identity

the sukkah i built during sukkot was a pictorial revelation of my soul’s purpose as an israelite; (so happy i...

JPS Tanakh -Jewish Bible

Between Theft and Meat Eating

A new pattern is emerging; I wake up before dawn Write for an hour Or a thousand words Not more...

JPS Tanakh -Jewish Bible

Va-et’ chanan and Nostra Aetate

Reading the Ten Commandments In this week’s Torah portion It gradually dawned on me That the solution to the challenge...

JPS Tanakh -Jewish Bible

The Desire to Serve All Sentient Beings: 3

What challenging weeks The past three have been; I rebelled Refused to write For what is the point of writing...

JPS Tanakh -Jewish Bible

The Desire to Serve All Sentient Beings: 2

What is on trail Is not China Is not Trump Is not Bill Gates What is on trail is the...

The Ganges River viewed from boulders on its bank.

Messianisms to the West Bank Marching?

How guilty I felt At having lashed out with anger At my ignorance of what I have been part of;...

The Ganges River viewed from boulders on its bank.

A Pomegranate in the Apple Orchard?

Unknowable Knowing Mystery beyond comprehension I give thanks for the gift of prayer As appeasement; I had no idea How...

The Ganges River viewed from boulders on its bank.

Miriam’s Song of the Sea

It’s time to turn all crucifixes Into ploughshares, Don’t you think? This certainly is what I think… Aren’t you tired...

The Ganges River viewed from boulders on its bank.

Messiah Consciousness

What a wonderful morning this is A new dawn for me; Dancing to Eliana Elia’s version of the Song of...

Spring in Orange Grove

Eco-Social Justice Calculations

Getting a wall painted has turned out to be more expensive than I anticipated for the painter miscalculated how long...