Month: November 2006

418 Republicans Can’t All be Wrong

I was voter #450 at my polling precinct this evening. While polling officials said there’d been a steady stream of voters, I had little hope that I was going to help carry the Democratic vote; I have several neighbors that…

To Give is To Receive

When I was getting married, I’d asked a person I thought was a good friend to officiate at our wedding in the Galilee. We’d gone over all the texts, and, aside from a mutual trade of rings, was fairly straightforward.…

Sin’at Hinam (Hate Over Nothing)

The ultra-Orthodox won’t help Agunot with relief against husband’s that won’t divorce them, even if it involves insane government expenditures and actions. But they’re more than happy to order their blind faithful into the street to protest a gay rights…