Rabbi Harold Kushner teaches in his well-known book When Bad Things Happen to Good People that “why” is not the question we should ask after a tragedy. Rather, we should ask, “What can we do to grieve? How can we support those in emotional distress? What should we do as a community to offer consolation and love to those who are suffering?” This lesson played out in recent months with the family of URJ Camp Coleman, a Reform Jewish summer camp in Cleveland, GA.
Four months ago, the Camp Coleman community suffered a tremendous loss. Alyssa Alhadeff, a camper, was among the 17... Read More