May 1, 2018 16 Iyar, 5778
TONIGHT IS THIRTY-TWO DAYS, WHICH IS FOUR WEEKS AND FOUR DAYS, OF THE OMER
Being Jewish means belonging, family, tradition, zedaka and Tikun Olam.
It manifests itself in a thousand ways, both for the individual and for those around her or him, near and far.
It happens during Hanukkah on a plane, drawing a Menora on a napkin and “lighting” the candles with a checkmark of a pen.
It happens by saying Kadish for 38 family members who perished in the Holocaust.
It happens by building a Torah Ark for the alternative services.
It happens with celebrating holidays with family, writing one’s own Hagaddah.
It happens by caring for and supporting Israel.
It happens by acting like a mensh.