PREPENT DAY 7: Sabbath saves the soul of society: Set the table +unplug 2 reconnect 2 life.
PREPENT DAY 6: What will be written on my grave? Visit to the dead is about more than memory.
Unscrolling: This year I’m reading the weekly Torah portion through the eyes of 54 creative wrestlers in Reboot’s new book Unscrolled. My year long journey will be blogged weekly as commentary on their c PREPENT DAY SEVEN Elul 7 5775 – August 22 2015 London In preparing for this first Sabbath of the PREPENT journey I go back to […]
PREPENT DAY 5: When Kindness to Strangers Can Change Their and Your Life.
PREPENT DAY SIXElul 6 5775 – August 21, 2015London Maimonides was a heretic. Or so thought some of the leading rabbis of the 13th century, led by Rabbi Yonah of Gerondi, a Catalan Talmudist and moralist, who strongly rejected Maimonides’ philosophical work ‘The Guide for the Perplexed’ and was, some say, responsible for the public […]
PREPENT DAY 4: Tell Your Truth Today – Lessons Learned (the hard way) from Ashley Madison
PREPENT DAY FIVE
Elul 5 5775 – August 20, 2015
‘I slept and dreamt that life was joy.
I awoke and saw that life was service.
I acted and behold, service was joy.’
My cousin M. is an energetic and elegant woman in her 60’s who has survived some serious medica…
PREPENT DAY 3: Tea with Rabbi Kook & Oliver Sacks: Honor thy Mentors Today.
PREPENT DAY FOUR
Elul 4 5775 – August 19, 2015
My gut reaction was sort of passive-aggressive: Respond with a super short, polite and vague email thanking T. for finally getting back to me and not asking her directly why it took her over two months to reply with what seems to be a r…
Elul 3 5775 – August 18 2015
On this day, The third of Elul, 80 years ago. Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook, first chief rabbi of the then called Palestine, died at the age of 70. Kook’s legacy has since been linked, for both right and wrong reasons, with the Israeli Settlement ideology, b…