How Do We Respond to the Pittsburgh Tragedy?

How Do We Respond to the Pittsburgh Tragedy?

We are all recoiling in shock and horror at the murder of 11 Jews at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. This occurred in a congregation whose very name has the word “life” in it. The attack occurred on the Jewish Sabbath, which Jewish people call Shabbat. When...

Virginia Tech: It’s About Us

Reeling from the shock of another senseless act of violence, we search for “reasons” to comfort ourselves. We seem to feel safer if we can find someone or something to blame. People blame the legal system, gun dealers, the media, psychiatrists and school...