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Brewing an Elixir of Radical Peace and Justice

Reclaiming Spiral Dance, Saturday, October 27, Craneway Conference Center, Richmond, California: Altar viewing and Reading of Names of the Beloved Dead at 6:00. Ritual at 7:00 This year’s ritual intention is “Where land meets water, together with our beloved dead, … Continue reading

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To stop genocide, we have to call things genocidal first.

To stop genocide, we have to call things genocidal first. It’s the High Holy Days still. Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur have passed, but there is Sukkot and Simchat Torah over the next week or so. On a personal level, … Continue reading

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Personality: Disordered!

Welcome to another edition of Jim’s Approximately Monthly Missives. I’ve had a difficult time getting this one out. It was close a couple weeks ago. Any delay opens me up to shifting feelings of the day and more outrage at … Continue reading

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Communicating in Gold…with a little Lead Doping up the works

[I tend to ruminate about foibles and let downs.It is perhaps reflective of the Sun square Uranus in my birth chart which I also credit with keeping me outraged at issues and injustices that I could instead ignore. I don’t … Continue reading

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My Bar Mitzvah: Korach and Hillel

I was working on a different post but realized that I became a bar mitzvah on June 14, 1975 (or “I had my bar mitzvah” as we in the US tend to say, noting more the ceremony and celebration than … Continue reading

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#WarHurtsEarth. Plowshares Action. Gaza Slaughters.

This Earth Day: Tell Environmental Groups and Gatherings that WAR HURTS EARTH! To Save the Earth, Curb Militarism! An appeal for Earth Day, 2018 Thank you for clicking on the link above to take you to a sign-on letter we … Continue reading

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“Justice. Justice you shall pursue.” “JUSTICE”! NOT “Just Us”!

“Justice. Justice you shall pursue.” That’s “JUSTICE” not “JUST US”! I was closing in on sending this out when I learned about the massacre in Gaza on March 30. The Palestinian organizers did all they could to broadcast the nonviolent … Continue reading

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