Day 28 – PREPENT 2017/5778

Thank you for choosing to join me and artist Jacqueline Nicholls on this 40 day journey into a new year. I hope these reflections on the ripples of our being inspire private introspection and public conversation. Here’s today’s post: Prepent Day 28 I slammed my toe on the chair and out came a frustrated F […]

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Mourning the Passing of Jerry Gottesman

Jerome William Gottesman passed away on Sunday September 10th, 88 years old. He was a wise and successful businessman, a devoted family man, and a generous philanthropic leader. He was Grandpa Jerry for my kids and their many cousins. I knew him, fondly, as Jerry. He leaves behind many mourners, including his wife Paula, his […]

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Day 17+18 – PREPENT 2017/5778

Thank you for choosing to join me and artist Jacqueline Nicholls on this 40 day journey into a new year. I hope these reflections on the ripples of our being inspire private introspection and public conversation. Here’s today’s post: Prepent Day 17+18 Inspired to share? Comments or reactions? Check out Prepent on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, […]

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Day 15 – PREPENT 2017/5778

Thank you for choosing to join me and artist Jacqueline Nicholls on this 40 day journey into a new year. I hope these reflections on the ripples of our being inspire private introspection and public conversation. Here’s today’s post: Prepent Day 15 Family dynamics can be the most meaningful and also the most disappointing and […]

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Tomorrow Belongs to We: Rabbi Amichai’s Response to Charlottesville

I spent this past weekend in the Catskills, off the grid, unaware of the violence in Charlottesville. On Friday we watched the 1972 movie version of “Cabaret” – not sure why exactly, but I hadn’t seen it in at least 20 years. I walked around the woods the next day humming a tune, suddenly realizing […]

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