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Another September 11. Another High Holy Days. (sigh) Not Giving Up!

I’m tired, but I’m not quitting! “Another September 11” is a feeling, but it also references the 1973 overthrow of Salvador Allende in Chile that the United States instigated. In 1973 it was Henry Kissinger and Nixon elevating Pinochet to … Continue reading

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Ice Cream, Biking on BART, and Staying Political

I’m buying ice cream again, Ben & Jerry’s. See below for an appeal from a Vermont coalition for my reasons. I wasn’t especially impressed at first with their announced plan to stop operating in the illegal Israeli settlements, but reading … Continue reading

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Haiti, Lebanon, Cuba, Water Protectors…Prayers of Love and Strength

Greetings, Missivistas! I have had some lovely family visits the last couple of months even as I stay generally cautious about unwise, hasty reopening of our country. This month there are a few pics of my mom and my sister … Continue reading

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Dear IRS. Dear Kehilla. Dear Friends…

This Missive includes more of what I have written of late than I usually include, preferring to share the wisdom of others (with ample side commentary, I’m sure). I’ll start with my Fecesbook Memorial Day post (very short), followed by … Continue reading

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Hineinu! We Show Up!

CJNV: April 25 Report-back from Hineinu, Our New, Sustained Solidarity Project in the south Hebron Hills I am profoundly grateful for my activism with the Center for Jewish Nonviolence and for the vital friendships I have made because of CJNV. … Continue reading

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May the Balance of Equinox Help Us Be More Balanced and Strong

Challenging antisemitism with Communal SolidaritySun, 3/21, 3:00 to 4;30 pm Pacific TimePanel Discussion organized by the Kehilla Community Synagogue’s Middle East Peace Committee.Featuring Penny Rosenwasser, Rabab Abdulhadi, Liz Jackson and Binya Koatz. Moderated by David Cooper. Antisemitism is real. We … Continue reading

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Springing into Inspired Resistance and Resilience!

Hi Everyone! I have been very busy organizing like I haven’t in a while. As you’ll see below, the Pacific Life Community is meeting on line this coming weekend. Instead of a welcome visit back to see my Vegas tribe … Continue reading

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A Year of Plenty. A Year of Renewal

Let’s do what we can to make it so. 2021, a year of plenty and a year of renewal. A Difficult Year for So Many, but Positive Environmental Stories Emerged: “In a difficult year, species were brought back from the … Continue reading

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The Fruit of Justice is Peace

“Fruit of Justice is Peace” T-shirts are Ripe for the Picking! Someone made a run of t-shirts with this profound quote/image in 2015, and mine is pretty well worn out. I decided to get the image and find a shop … Continue reading

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So many emotions! Singing in the Rain!

We need rain. Rain is good and lacking. Yesterday we got a few drops in the afternoon. A blessed bit of relief, hopefully a good omen, not a cosmic tease. Literally, and figuratively, I am going to be singing in … Continue reading

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