Backyard, for Now: Post Election Reflection from Amichai (Hebrew)

Stay tuned – English translation coming soon. בינתיים בחצר האחורית: תגובה אישית לבחירתו של טראמפ הרב עמיחי לאו-לביא בליל הבחירות מצאתי את עצמי בחצר האחורית של הבית הגדול בעיר קולומבוס שבאוהיו, תחת עץ גדול ושמים גשומים. בתוך הבית, צמודים למסך, התקבצו כמה עשרות פעילות ופעילים מרחבי ארצות הברית. יחד, בשבוע המקדים ליום הבחירות, הלכנו מדלת […]

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Killed by Isolation: Amichai’s speech at Orlando Vigil

Al Eleh Ani Bochiyah | For These Souls We Weep | על אלה אני בוכיה Those who sew in tears, will reap in joy. May all memories be a blessing.     Lab/Shul joined Congregation Bnai Jeshurun (BJ), Saint Paul and Saint Andrew (SPSA), and Romemu for an interfaith vigil honoring the memory of the […]

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Medicate? Meditate? Don’t Hate: Suggestions for Current Gaza Crisis Reactions – long distance

As the situation in Israel and Gaza continues to escalate, the confusion about how to react, respond, and support grows as well. Several Jewish leaders were asked to suggest ideas for American Jews who want to be involved and engaged in helpful ways. Lab/Shul’s Amichai Lau-Lavie is one of those voices – calling for a […]

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Roman Reminder: Amichai’s Clarification about the NYT article

March 20, 2014 I am in Rome for a couple of days, and this morning, while taking a tour of the Jewish Ghetto in the Eternal City I was reminded of the secret of survival: only those of us who truly work together will succeed in co-creating the Judaism that will live and thrive. This lesson comes […]

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