I’ve Looked At Clouds From Both Sides Now

I’ve Looked At Clouds From Both Sides Now by Rabbi David Zaslow כִּי עֲנַן יְהוָה עַל-הַמִּשְׁכָּן יוֹמָם וְאֵשׁ תִּהְיֶה לַיְלָה בּוֹ לְעֵינֵי כָל בֵּית יִשְׂרָאֵל בְּכָל מַסְעֵיהֶם  For…

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The Way Moses and Rev. King Faced Pharaoh

The Way Moses and Rev. King Faced Pharaoh by Rabbi David Zaslow Adapted from an essay in Reimagining Exodus: A Freedom Story Listen to any of Rev. Martin…

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Pharaoh’s National Repentance Movement

Pharaoh’s National Repentance Movement by Rabbi David Zaslow from Reimagining Exodus: A Freedom Story Exodus 9:27–28: “Then Pharaoh summoned Moses and Aaron, and said to them, ‘This time…

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A January 1st. Story – The Seder As A Template

The Seder As a Template by Rabbi David Zaslow Excepted from Reimagining Exodus: A Freedom Story On Friday, December 30, 1994, I drove to Canterbury, a beautiful 48-acre…

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Responding to Anti-Semitism

Responding to Anti-Semitism By Rabbi David Zaslow Anti-Semitism, like all prejudices, is an equal opportunity yetzer ha-ra, “ evil inclination.” Today it afflicts people on the far left…

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Peak Experiences

Peak Experiences by Rabbi David Zaslow Just as there are certain times in our lives when we have peak experiences, so there are certain times of the year…

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Hatikvah: Singin’ the Hope

Israel: Hatikvah – Singin’ the Hope by Rabbi David Zaslow Dedicated to the holy work of Evan J. Krame At the Reb Zalman Shabbaton on May 4, 2014…

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Max and Mutte: A Poem

  Max and Mutte by Rabbi David Zaslow In 1958 I was about to meet Max and Mutte. My mother told me, “If you see numbers on their…

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Passover: Our Festival of Leaping

Passover: Our Festival of Leaping by Rabbi David Zaslow The Jewish Exodus story was used as a template for the first Europeans who came to America in search…

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Pentecost: A Poem

Pentecost: A Poem by Rabbi David Zaslow Passover and Easter: two moon linked sisters who long ago stopped speaking to one another: linked to the fullness in our…

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