In our day, we consume a voracious amount, without much thought to how each act of consumption could reveal our relationship to both the physical and the numinous worlds. Does this make us like Nadab and Abihu, offering an unscripted pan of incense in either our ignorance or our arrogance, ignoring the order of things as well as the necessary physicality of the gift that would connect us to the One beyond, thinking that an odor alone will do?
A blind rabbinical student asks, how often do you see Jews of disabilities in communal leadership positions?
by Salem Pearce Editor’s Note: This post is the tenth in Jewschool’s series of reflections on Judaism, Jewish identity, race and the events in Ferguson
While one who sings with his tongue on fire Gargles in the rat race choir Bent out of shape from society’s pliers Cares not to