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Brothers and Sisters in the Military: Refuse to Fight! Refuse to Kill!

Dear Friends, It is November 11 again, Veteran’s Day here in the United States. This date was first proclaimed “Armistice Day” in 1919 by Woodrow Wilson because at 11:11 am, on November 11, 1918, the armistice was signed that ended … Continue reading

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October’s What-is-Remembered-Lives Missive

As Wiccan and Faerie folk say, “the veil is thin between the worlds” around Samhain aka Halloween aka the Witch’s new year, so this is when we hold rituals to honor our dead. The annual Reclaiming Community Spiral Dance was … Continue reading

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Jim’s September Missive

High Holy Day Reflection L’Shana Tova. Happy New Year. Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, continuing into the celebrations of Sukkot and Simchas Torah, give Jews ample points for meaningful reflection. We celebrate the harvest as we move into the darker time … Continue reading

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Jim’s august August Missive

I am honored to start this Missive off by inviting people to a talk I am privileged to give at noon prayer time at Qal’bu Maryam Women’s Mosque on August 25 in Berkeley. Qal’bu Maryam was dreamed into being in … Continue reading

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Jim’s June Missive, vol.3: Getting Right to It!

[This missive starts with a few event announcements and a call to keep public, international pressure up on Israel to drop the fabricated charges against Issa Amro. His next court date is July 4.  Then there is a letter to the editor … Continue reading

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JIM’S JUNE MISSIVE vol.2: The Personal is Political

Dear Missive Readers, Here are a couple of urgent action items followed by some reflections sparked by my trip to Palestine and Israel. The urgent actions keep me from ruminating too long, but the first action item is really immediate..by … Continue reading

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Jim’s June 5 Missive

I have been wanting the dust to settle in my brain and files and piles to be sorted and put away so I can clearly articulate what I learned from my recent trip back to Palestine with the Center for … Continue reading

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