By the Rivers of Babylon

A Sermon for Yom Kippur Morning 5780   It’s not every day that a song attains popularity in two different years. It’s even more unusual when those two years are more than 25 centuries apart from each other. In 1970, a Jamaican reggae group called the Melodians released a song called “By the Rivers ofContinue reading “By the Rivers of Babylon”

Bringing Sense to the Senseless

On Sunday – taking advantage of the long-awaited spring weather – I got on the subway at Finch Station with my three kids and my parents, and we travelled downtown to the Royal Ontario Museum. Riding the Yonge line, I was aware (as I always am) of the incredible diversity around me – so manyContinue reading “Bringing Sense to the Senseless”