As a divorcee who remarried into a Hindu family, I know all about fighting Christmas anxiety.
The Jewish New Year calls us to assess our lives, acknowledge damage done, and begin to rebuild.
We Jews like to argue, but we remember our similar experiences on the Jewish holiday Tisha B’Av.
For both retailers and non-profits, it’s the most wonderful time of the year.
Rather than rushing into Christmas, take time to observe the season of Advent.
It’s been a tough year, but good things have broken through the darkness.
Advent is our time to long, to yearn, and to groan those guttural “groans that words cannot express.”
Should atheists come out to their religious family at the Thanksgiving dinner?
Imagine taking two days a year and devoting them to the celebration of inter-connectedness and inter-dependence.