Category Archives: tzedakah

The the flames of justice burn

I’m not sure about you but this Chanukah thing is starting to drag a little bit. Sure, today it was nice to add the blessing for a Rosh Hodesh (new month, happy Tevet!) I just doing think I have too … Continue reading

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Summer all year long

For today’s Chanukah giving suggestion I didn’t have to think very hard (which is good because I got a flu shot and have a bit of a headache).  Sitting in my office in cold, blustery Toronto with the snow on … Continue reading

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Thanks for the grub

Food security is a major issue in our cities, counties, states/provinces, and countries.  On this fifth night of Chanukah, consider donating to your local food pantry.  Dollars can go a lot further in these institutions because they can purchase food … Continue reading

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Equal rights for the 3rd night

Are you familiar with the great work of Human Rights Campaign? Well, you should be. On their website, HRC describes themselves as The Human Rights Campaign represents a grassroots force of over 750,000 members and supporters nationwide. As the largest … Continue reading

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2 places no parent wants to go

A few years ago I did a Clinical Pastoral Education unit at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles.  Recently, they opened their new building, well they were scheduled to do it and I don’t know if they actually did, I haven’t driven … Continue reading

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Put on your yarmulke…

it’s time for Chanukah!  Hooray! Awhile ago I decided that for each night of Chanukah I would highlight an organization that does awesome work.  Some will be Jewish.  Some will be secular.  Some might be American, others Canadian.  Why, you … Continue reading

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