Category Archives: justice

Tonight Lag B’Omer!

Today is Day 32 of the omer. Tonight’s count is below. Advertisements

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Day 40

Today, May 8, is Day 39. Tonight’s count is below. …Speaking of Walter Mosley (see day 39) — and in honor of this week’s focus on yesod [foundation] or “bonding” with others — you might want to check out the … Continue reading

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Day 36

Today, May 4, is Day 35 of the omer. Tonight’s count is below. [tzrorot b’tzror ha-chaim — bound in the bonds of life — based on the yizkor prayer] Double-Chai — chet + yud (18) [life] — twice over. From … Continue reading

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Day 28

Today, April 26, is Day 27 of the omer. Tonight’s count is below.

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Day 26

Today, April 24, is Day 25. Tomorrow night’s count is below. Let me wear the day Well so that when it reaches you You will enjoy it From Sonia Sanchez, Morning Haiku (Boston: Beacon Press, 2010) with thanks to Amy … Continue reading

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Day Twenty

Today, April 18, is day nineteen of the omer. Tonight’s count is below. This thought was shared by Clare Feinson: Jews United for Justice has an interesting Omer counter on its website. Each day lists a local activity to help … Continue reading

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Day Thirteen

Today, April 11 — Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day — is day twelve of the omer. Tonight’s count appears below. This omer thought is shared by Elaine Reuben. It is excerpted from “Yom Ha-Shoah and What It Means for Human … Continue reading

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