Advocates and Mentors a.k.a. Angels

As Va-yetzei opens, our patriarch Jacob leaves his home in Beer-sheba, and heads to Paddan-aram to seek a wife from among the women of his mother’s clan. By doing so, Jacob is following his mother’s God-given wisdom about his future, while also escaping...

Stay Open to Life’s Possibilities

Originally published in the Jewish Journal, June 24, 2016 For those of us wanting to bring the boomers’ characteristic boldness and a sense of adventure to this next chapter of our lives — to reinvent society while we remake ourselves — Judaism’s sacred stories offer...