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Apr 22, 2021, 6:29 PM
Kosher Korner – Angelica
Hello All — I have written articles here in the past and have appreciated the opportunity to share my thoughts and opinions on various matters relating to the Jewish world — unity, peoplehood, diversity, leadership, and more. I hope...
Sep 1, 2020, 10:00 AM
Lessons in Peace from an RV Park
Several years ago, my family and I took an RV trip for our summer vacation. It was, in many ways, a complete disaster. We were packed into a tiny house on wheels with no personal space, staying in RV...
Jun 7, 2020, 2:00 PM
What we need to learn, what we need to unlearn
Some things go without saying but need to be said anyway -- of course, George Floyd’s murder was horrific; of course, peaceful protests are an appropriate response to injustice; of course, looting is not okay; of course, there are...
Apr 9, 2020, 12:19 AM
A 5th question – when will this end?
I wanted to share a topic that is likely pressing on everyone’s mind. I know it has been on mine, weighing heavily; yet thinking about it helped put my mind into a different perspective and shifted my mindset from...
Mar 26, 2020, 8:54 PM
Physically apart, but closer than ever?
As our community, our country, and the world at large grapples with the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, there have been many remarkable changes in the way we approach everyday life. We call out greetings to neighbors from a safe distance,...
Nov 22, 2019, 2:06 PM
Can’t we all just get along? Pursuing unity beyond tragedy
As political divisiveness and interpersonal disagreement piles up around the world, I’ve found myself thinking about achdut — unity. This week, I was asked to share a few thoughts in the Jewish Journal’s Table for Five column on the pasuk...
Oct 18, 2019, 4:12 PM
When the 4 species of Sukkot create a symphony
Given the value of diversity and unity within Judaism, how do we transcend our tendency to exclude those who are different from ourselves?
May 10, 2019, 11:11 PM
From Sderot to Qalandiya: A possible path to peace
To those who want a realistic peaceful solution, a modern, efficient checkpoint represents a step in the right direction
Dec 7, 2018, 9:01 PM
Emulating the menorah: Jewish unity through diversity
Jews are not going to agree on everything, but it is vital that we recognize what each 'branch' of the Jewish 'menorah' has to offer
Sep 16, 2018, 6:55 PM
What I learned from my refrigerator
A few hours before the start of the Rosh Hashanah, I sat outside on my patio enjoying a conversation with my Israeli nephew-in-law, a visiting professor at Yale this year. Suddenly, we heard an odd buzzing sound that I...
Rabbi Ari Segal is Head of School at Shalhevet High School, in California.