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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 March Missive!

Hello Friends, Disbelief. I shake my head in disbelief a lot. Plus I sigh and feel a little tightness in my chest. I constantly wake up early, having fallen asleep easily but reluctantly. Then some thought or pang of awareness … Continue reading

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Jim’s January Missive 2: Political Moments, Laughter Balm, “Censored Voices”, Tax Resistance, Don’t Blame the Victim

Energy and aftermath of the Womens March Laughter Balm Join me in being a War Tax Resister “Censored Voices” Kehilla Community Synagogue Film Series, Sat.Feb.4, 7:00pm (Presented by the Middle East Peace Committee which I am now part of) Discussion … Continue reading

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Jim’s December (2016) Missive

[I am uploading to this blog earlier e-mail blasts I sent out that were in the vein of  “Jim’s Approximately Monthly Missives.” I will be posting them first here and then sharing links to them in the hopes that comments will … Continue reading

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Jim’s January Missive 1: Return to Palestine and MLK’s Revolutionary Radicalism

I sent this approximately monthly missive out the morning of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday to a list I have of old and new friends and family. I will be re-posting them here so others can see them, and also so … Continue reading

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Moving from 2014 into 2015!

December 31, 2014 Dear Friend of Justice and Peace, This is the traditional time of year for expressions of gratitude. Certainly, for people from the United States, Thanksgiving and December are important times to celebrate forgiveness and hope, to be … Continue reading

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