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    Tue, 21 Apr 2020
    blogYom HaShoah 2020

    A name is a life, a story, a whole world – relationships, thoughts, feelings and dreams, dreams, dreams. On this Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yom HaShoah, the air we breathe is filled with lives and worlds and dreams as Jewish communities all over the world read the names of those who perished in the Holocaust. Six million... more...

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    Tue, 14 Apr 2020
    blogA Passover Poem

    Happy Passover to all our Jewish friends, freedom lovers and liberation seekers! A Passover Poem Moses went down And God wept him awake River water freedom and we all feel it flow Moses stood up And Israelites followed him out What if we all did the same? Gave our River water freedom a chance? Darkness on a... more...

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    Mon, 6 Apr 2020
    blogMy Isolation Experience: Anna

    Rarely have these words by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., resonated as strongly as in these days of globally experienced fear, trauma and despair: “We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny.” In our individual isolation, we – the Believe Out Loud team – want to... more...

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    Tue, 21 Jan 2020
    blogA new dawn: MLK Day 2020

    Only a few weeks ago, we awoke to the beginning of a new decade with hope, energy and determination. Yet, threads of darkness have already begun to weave themselves into the fabric of this dewy dawn. In the U.S., increasing global instability is adding further pressure to an all-encompassing sense of insecurity. At Intersections... more...

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    Sun, 22 Dec 2019
    blogThe Jewish Festival of Light

    Today at sundown begins Hanukkah – the Jewish festival of light. Hanukkah commemorates the rebellion and victory of a small and poorly armed group of Jews over the powerful army of Syrian king Antiochus who had brought Judea under his control and subsequently outlawed Judaism, desecrated the Holy Temple in Jerusalem and violently... more...