Counting the Omer: Netzach

As we begin the 4th week of the Omer, we focus this week on the idea of Netzach, often translated as victory.  Netzach communicates the idea of long-suffering, strength, endurance […]

Continue reading

Counting the Omer: Yom Ha’atzmaut

Yom Ha’atzmaut, Independence Day, in Israel is always preceded by Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for the fallen soldiers. The message of linking these two days is clear: Israelis owe their independence–the […]

Continue reading

Counting the Omer: Out of the Closet

  https://www.ted.com/talks/geena_rocero_why_i_must_come_out For the 12th day of the omer in this week of givurah, strength, the courage of one fashion model to speak her truth. Baruch Ata Adonai, Elohenu Melech […]

Continue reading