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The Bounce in Kenny's Step

(January 19, 2006, Published in the Detroit Jewish News)

My little brother, Kenny, loved to play basketball. He would go outside on the driveway and bounce and bounce his basketball endlessly, taking hundreds of shots, trying to swish each one. 821 more words


Hebrew School

We should be able to learn something important, something useful every day. It took me only a few days in 1965 to learn I hated Hebrew School. 1,692 more words

Fifth Grade

When I went to my 30 year class reunion last October, a divorced woman who had a little too much to drink approached me and said she had a “crush” on me a long time ago. 861 more words


5/10: Changing Course

2011 was the year that Lynette died. She was young, happy, focused and a joy to be around for all the people who knew her. It was in November, on a Saturday morning I recall. 1,066 more words

Journey To 2018

Thoughts And Prayers Are Meaningless Without Action

Sunday, November 5th at 11:20 a.m., a deranged white man donning all black, a ballistic vest, and an assault rifle casually walked into the First Baptist Church in small town Sutherland Springs, TX. 1,653 more words

Things That Need To Be Said

Prayer For Nov. 5th

Hello, Friends. Here is the prayer for today…

Dear Heavenly Father,

As we come together today, our hearts are heavy as we hear of the mass shooting at a church in Texas…people who gathered together to worship…people who could never have imagined what the day held in store for them when they went to church…Father, please comfort all who have lost loved ones…all who are affected in this small community…all who were witness to this tragedy…all the first responders and medical staff  …may your healing hand be on all the injured…may people find you to be their source of strength and hope in the midst of such a horrific event. 316 more words