Helping Those Impacted by Gas Explosions

Helping Those Impacted by Gas Explosions

As a Merrimack Valley organization, we are saddened by the tragedy that struck our neighboring communities yesterday when gas lines exploded in Lawrence, Andover, and North Andover. We wish healing of hearts, bodies, and homes to those impacted by these events, and we encourage people to support these organizations (among others)---and to contribute needed supplies [updated 9/17]: (more…)...
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Rosh Hashanah Sermon 5779: Immigration and Social Justice

Rosh Hashanah Sermon 5779: Immigration and Social Justice

Rabbi Robin S. Sparr: When we greet one another at Rosh Hashana, particularly when it arrives so early in the fall, our first question is often, “How was your summer?” We share our adventures and projects and travels---sort of the adult version of “What I did on my summer vacation.” I do hope each of you did something pleasurable and rejuvenating during the summer, and are feeling refreshed and ready to begin a new year. Permit me to ask a somewhat different version of the question: what DID you do over the summer in the realm of tikkun olam, repairing the world...
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