Rav Daniel & Mirian Burg – “On Being Found”

Lyrics Dear Evan Hansen Even when the dark comes crashing through, you will be found Like you could fall and no one hear When you need a friend to carry you When you are broken on the ground Let the sun come streaming in You will be found   Sermons Neighborhoods as Sacred Space (Beth … Continue reading Rav Daniel & Mirian Burg – “On Being Found”

Yad Vashem – A Monument and a Name

  Salvation Isaiah 56:4-6 …For this is what the LORD says: “To the eunuchs who keep My Sabbaths, who choose what pleases Me and hold fast to My covenant— I will give them, in My house and within My walls, a memorial and a name better than that of sons and daughters. I will give … Continue reading Yad Vashem – A Monument and a Name

Christine Hayes, Theologian

Wikipedia Link Christine Hayes is the Robert F. and Patricia Ross Weis Professor of Religious Studies at Yale University, former Chair of the Department of Religious Studies, and one of the foremost American academics focusing on talmudic-midrashic studies and Classical Judaica. She is also a specialist in the History and Literature of Judaism in Late Antiquity. Before … Continue reading Christine Hayes, Theologian

Nabeel Qureshi – These things remain – “Faith, Hope, & Love”

Background It has been a tough couple of days for me. On Tuesday I realized the parting of Brother Nabeel Qureshi and I have been down ever since. Took a mental, psychological Day Off from work yesterday. Was able to ride the Coastline and I am just so thankful. Comforting Words As Ravi Zacharias said … Continue reading Nabeel Qureshi – These things remain – “Faith, Hope, & Love”

TheAtlantic – How Brain Scientists Forgot That Brains Have Owners ( By Ed Yong )

Introduction Ed Yong has an interesting article in the Feb 2017 Edition of the Atlantic. I especially like it as it shows that we can disagree without being disagreeable.   Story Link It’s a good time to be interested in the brain. Neuroscientists can now turn neurons on or off with just a flash of … Continue reading TheAtlantic – How Brain Scientists Forgot That Brains Have Owners ( By Ed Yong )

NFL Players Trip to Israel

Background Over the weekend I became aware of a story that tracked a planned visit of NFL players to Israel. Story Here is a good take of the story penned by Allison Kaplan Sommer: Haaretz - Israel News Link What was supposed to be a high-profile image-buffing visit by a delegation of 13 NFL players to … Continue reading NFL Players Trip to Israel