Holidays and Red Lights: On Dayenu and Social Change

This week we entered the new month of Nissan—the month of Passover. The season of the Festival of Freedom is upon us. It is time to make our preparations for this physical and spiritual journey. We buy the matzo and special foods, we plan our Seders and special meals. And we think about the story …

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Why “Protect Our Children” Doesn’t

Here in Washington, we don’t have Election Day, we have election week. With all mail balloting the norm here, it means that we don’t always have the final tally of votes at the end of Election Day. Votes that are postmarked on Election Day are still valid, and as they come in a close election …

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