Gathering Sources: Weekly Torah Portion
Weekly posts “Gathering Sources” on the Torah portion. (On-going 2019, beginning with Terumah)
Thirty on Psalm 30
Recent series on Psalm 30.
Journalism, Essays, Etc: Virginia Avniel Spatz
In 1992, there were 451 homicides in DC and hundreds of nonfatal shooting injuries. (vs 161 last year and 70+ as of June 2019.) My plea then: Live in your community, celebrate the life within it, and help all of your neighbors to thrive.
Dawoud Bey offers one way to visual what a community loses in the death of its young people. Sans artwork, we can still imagine the grown people we will be missing due to violent deaths of our youth.
Murphy Brown’s Thanksgiving episode, however inadvertently, vividly illustrates crucial lessons about police and privilege….
“The place looks like a ghost town now,” one Deanwood resident says. “But those few bottles left on the shelves don’t tell the whole story.”
Final breaths from every Tricia who planted seeds for all to enjoy, from every Moe who sought to stop retaliations,…