Jacob and Laban: How Not to Do Healthcare

This week I wrote the "Torah from T'ruah"--a reflection on the weekly Torah portion for T'ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights. T'ruah is an organization that is doing important social justice work, and I am proud to be counted among their chaverim (partners) Click here to read the post on their website. A few …

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Hello New Year, Goodbye New York

On Monday my parents got into their car and left New York for good. It was a move they have been planning of late. My mother retired from teaching a few years ago, and my father was winding down his career as an attorney. Full retirement was on the horizon. My sister and I were …

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