The advent of each new administration calls for the broad re-creation of our country every four to eight years. Such moments of re-creation offer an opportunity to learn from the biblical creation story itself.
As I listen with horror to everything that's happening to Jewish community centers and day schools in North America, I'm reminded of the questions North American Jews ask when they hear about Reform synagogues being vandalized in Israel: Are you OK?
After doing half an hour of work – during which time I received a few more calls to action through email, Facebook, and Twitter – I asked myself: Why don’t I think I’m the kind of person who would show up? Who is?