Judaism as Rebellion

Judaism is nothing if it is not countercultural, a fierce critique of the world, of its culture, an insistence against all reason and evidence that kindness can still triumph, that justice can win, that peace can arrive and stay. When Jewish communities and institutions become extensions of the culture, mere conveyances for universally accepted norms,

5 Haiku for Elie Wiesel

5 Haiku for Elie Wiesel Too late. It’s all lost. And yet, telling stories saves. But this never heals. *** Jews are so special: We made love as resistance. Life is our revenge. *** We are not victims. Abraham Isaac Jacob Define us always. *** I’ve shouted my life. Do people even listen? You have