The Toolkit: A Reflection for Rosh Hashanah 5776

Once, there were two builders – one wise and one foolish. They were on a journey to a jobsite in a faraway town, and each one carried his tool belt with him as they made their way. As night approached, the builders felt weary and stopped at an inn to sleep. Since they were afraidContinue reading “The Toolkit: A Reflection for Rosh Hashanah 5776”

A Meditation for Selichot

On this night of forgiveness, we think about the wrongs that have been done. There are people we have wronged. There are people who have wronged us.   Our tradition teaches us to be like God, to be “rachum v’chanun erech apayim v’rav chesed v’emet” – compassionate and gracious, forgiving and slow to anger and filledContinue reading “A Meditation for Selichot”