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What They Said…

On Armistice Day, 11/11/18 at 11 am “The War to End All Wars” ended. Don’t Celebrate “Veterans Day” From Celebrate Armistice Day, Not Veterans Day by David Swanson, Nov. 7, The Humanist: Congress passed an Armistice Day resolution in 1926 … 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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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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Late April Message: Send Jim to Hebron. Jews Stand with Palestine. and Come Laugh with Me

April 27, still during Passover, I sent out the following message which pointed to a fundraising page I created for myself which is also here. Dear Friends, It’s Passover, a time to retell and reflect on one of the most … Continue reading

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June 2016’s “Approximately Monthly Missive”

[I am uploading to this blog earlier e-mail blasts I sent out that I am collecting together now under the guise of  “Jim’s Approximately Monthly Missives.” In the future I will be posting them here first and then sharing links to … Continue reading

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