Is God Jewish?

No, God is nothing even beyond no thing for the world of nothingness is the first veil between Source and human beings a curtain It put up so as not to overwhelm the senses – God is nothing is as far as nature-science can take me As far as my powers of observation can reward […]

Elevating Saul who became Paul?

When praying I may ask the Father for guidance through my ancestor Rachel – an open channel of patient waiting for her children to own soul-identity remember and act upon finding shelter within Jacob’s tents allowing for each of his children a space to be at home in beauty and harmony living in community for […]

The Wall: The Abraham Accords

the western wall at the temple mount was built by the poor, the Jewish poor, who, being unable to afford hired labour, did the work themselves this is the wall that Jewish people weep at, the Gate of Tears, which according to tradition, is the only gate left open after the destruction of the Second […]

Jewish and Israelite Identity

Sukkot 5781: Sukkah

the sukkah i built during sukkot was a pictorial revelation of my soul’s purpose as an israelite; (so happy i was to find this alternative usage being used in my new morning prayer siddur in the blessing prayer called she’a’sani Yisrael: “Blessed are You, Hashem our Divine power, royal Guide of the Universe, who has […]

Rachel: The Diviner?

Beloved of the Soul Siddur: Soulful Prayers gazed at me from a display table at Kollel bookshop a daily morning prayer book written for people like me; an answer to my prayer for a siddur I could follow without anxiety about what bits I could pray and what sections I had to leave out when […]

Awakening the Moon

like locusts chowing africa’s crops so too malema and the eff; motherless these men seem to be completely ignorant of their ancestral gogos it is as though the sun through them burns too brightly scorching earth as they pass through by a third force taken over they are; one of their regional leaders said it […]

empowering the feminine

Rosh Hashana 5781

my task is from now, always was; i had not the words for it until recently an inclusive term for there are men who support the feminine as there are women who trample on her for greed is genderless as is lust and stinginess sitting in my hastily made sukkah for which i sacrificed a […]

Women’s Day and Evolutionary Humanism

Emhlabeni Wabantu: We are Earth People

Ownership is an interesting concept And might be the key To understanding eco-social sustainability; I find it interesting that this concept May be split from political ideology And religious identity For China is communist And capitalist at the same time; America is simultaneously democratic And imperialist Ownership is also split Between sectors And classes And […]

Between Theft and Meat Eating

JPS Tanakh -Jewish Bible

A new pattern is emerging; I wake up before dawn Write for an hour Or a thousand words Not more For I had been cheating; Pushing myself For I wanted to speed up the process Get to the finishing line For this piecemeal own purpose ‘revelation’ Requires immense patience From one who is always on […]

Va-et’ chanan and Nostra Aetate

JPS Tanakh -Jewish Bible

Reading the Ten Commandments In this week’s Torah portion It gradually dawned on me That the solution to the challenge Of ‘indissolubility of marriage’ Is right here: Do not commit adultery; When Jesus declared That there was to be no divorce Amongst his followers He was insisting on perfection; He meant that there was to […]