Paratroopers, Pope, and Hope: pausing to pray for Jerusalem
111 Roses: counting graves, candles, wrinkles and wishes. Birthdays all around.
Paratroopers, Pope & Hope: Pausing to pray for Jerusalem Amichai Lau-Lavie Jerusalem Day – which falls this year on May 27, was designated by Israel to mark its reunification of Jerusalem in 1967. It’s a day of celebration for many and of reflection for many others. I used to be among the celebrants, marching up to […]
111 Roses: Counting graves, candles, wrinkles and wishes: Birthdays All Around. Tonight, May 5, marks the 21st night of counting the Omer on our journey to revelation, and it is also the 66th birthday of Israel, and my 45th birthday – Hebrew date. I’m spending this day at a conference in San Diego […]