Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Length of One’s Life

This weekend I had a conversation with a friend who suggested I read an article titled “Why I Hope to Die at 75” that appeared in The Atlantic. It was written by a 57 year old man named Ezekiel Emanuel. … Continue reading

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Making the Invisible, Visible

A few days ago, I stumbled upon an interesting article on the Internet.  The article had to do with the most popular names for babies in Israel.  The list was comprised by the Population, Immigration, and Border Authority in the … Continue reading

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Holding the Tension In Order to Have Important Conversations

I know it’s been a while since I wrote last.  There are a couple reasons for that.  First, I’ve been tremendously busy as I’ve readjusted from my sabbatical schedule to my work schedule.  Second, I’ve been thinking a lot about … Continue reading

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Awknowledging the Complexities

Two days ago – after I posted my initial reflection about the latest turn in the Ray Rice episode – another piece of information came to light that I want to talk about briefly as well. The additional piece was … Continue reading

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How We Respond

There are times when I understand the ways things work in our society, and times I don’t. Yesterday was one of those days when I don’t. Let me spell out the situation that unfolded. Last February, one of the NFL … Continue reading

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