#Love Every Other: Why We Marched
Breaking: Rise and Resist Ravi’s Deportation Today – in the Name of All Religions
Why we marched this past Saturday at the Second Annual Women’s March? To remember what decent feels like, to remind what resistance looks like, to choose love driven over fear based motivation for life and to wear silly hats in support of human dignity for ALL. Proud to march with friends from Lab/Shul and Judson […]
Three years, three poems marking absence
“Today we stand with Ravi and continue to resist and fight for the rights of immigrants, asylum seekers and refugees here in NYC and all over the world. It is against our religion not to support refugees. It is in the spirit of our ancestors to not be silent in the face of oppression.”
Listen: Amichai on Hit Podcast “From the Hive”
I’m back home in NYC tonight from a mesmerized week within the riches and ruins of Spain. Marked by both tangible memories and haunted absence of the Jews of Andalusia, alongside great art and living beauty, this voyage, a poem, is yet to be processed. Back on this night marking absence. Three years later, coming […]
Some Candle Flames Last Forever: Honoring the Soul Tonight.
In the car, on the train, or washing dishes, check out Rabbi Amichai’s musings on mindful focus and contemplative community + a guided meditation from our friends at The Hive: A Center for Contemplation, Art & Action. Listen ONLINE or on ITUNES!
On this night here in NYC, revelers in costumes will fill the streets and candy will spill out of buckets as the night of all souls descends. Halloween, I was taught when I came here, is the night on which the veils between the world part, slightly, and the world of the soul beyond, full of terror and fascination, is more accessible – ghosts and all.