Author of "Embracing Auschwitz" and "Mensch•Marks: Life Lessons of a Human Rabbi - Wisdom for Untethered Times." Winner of the Rockower Award, the highest honor in Jewish journalism and 2019 Religion News Association Award for Excellence in Commentary. Musings of a rabbi, journalist, father, husband, poodle-owner, Red Sox fan and self-proclaimed mensch, taken from essays, columns, sermons and thin air. Writes regularly in the New York Jewish Week and Times of Israel.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Munich Plus 40
Join us this Friday evening when, during Kabbalat Shabbat services at 7:30, we'll commemorate the 40th anniversary of the horrible terror attack on Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics. While this stain on the Olympic movement will not be recalled officially at the opening of the London games, ours is the burden, obligation and gift of memory. Memory leads to vision - and this is in fact the Shabbat of Vision (Shabbat Hazon). And so, we'll remember.
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