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Echoes of Elul, Day 19: After the Flood

Norm Rosen The Lord said to Noah, “There’s going to be a floody, floody” The Lord said to Noah, “There’s going to be a floody, floody” “Get those children out of the muddy, muddy” Children of the Lord. Well Noah, he built him, he built his an arky arky Well Noah, he built him, he […]

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Echoes of Elul, Day 18: Free Mom Hugs

Anita Rothman Years ago, I became aware of Ken Nwadike Jr. and his Free Hugs Project. I saw videos of him wearing a tee-shirt which read FREE HUGS. He was walking through protests, some of which were very heated, offering hugs to anyone who’d like one, protesters and police alike. I saw this activist brokering […]

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Echoes of Elul, Day 17: Intimidation

Victoria Goodman Victoria is pleased to join the Echoes of Elul and share her most recent work in clay and pastels, titled Intimidation. “The relationship between us – among us.  Shapes.  Images blurred.  The moment that you can’t describe.  Reflection as being.”

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Echoes of Elul, Day 16: What was. What needs to be.

Mitchell Y Cohen Whatever promise 5780 held will soon be a memory. Days, weeks, and months flowed by. Calendar plans erased. Uneventful, yet filled with sorrow. Lives lost, racial injustice, forest fires, unprecedented weather, connections strained. A desire for normalcy. 5781, the promise of a New Year, a Good Year. Who do we make that […]

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Echoes of Elul, Day 15: Awareness

By Donna Wolffe When we first become aware of a problem, a situation, or a feeling, we may react with anxiety or fear. There is no need to fear awareness. No need. Awareness is the first step toward positive change and growth. It’s the first step toward solving the problem, or getting the need met, […]

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Echoes of Elul, Day 14: The Inner Child

By Sarry Refael, z”l He is always deep inside. The child from our past. Who’s rejected, Hurt, Different, Who’s humiliated, and abandoned. The one whose company no one wants. The one who they did not know how to love. And even if it seems that his wounds have already been bandaged, treated, and healed They […]

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Echoes of Elul, Day 10: Our People

By Brent Wasserman Our people have built homes in every land; Our hist’ry traces back five thousand years. We persevere together, hand-in-hand; Despite our past, which knows its share of tears. Our people have been beaten, broken, killed; For differing beliefs, for diff’rent views. Erasure from the books has not been willed; By God, or […]

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