The American and Biblical Spirit

The American and Biblical Spirit  As we approach Thanksgiving, we might naturally ask ourselves, “What does our country stand for?” Some things that come to my mind: universal, public education job training for our fellow citizens to meet our future needs health care helping refugees fleeing despotic regimes who come...

Continue reading

Message About Ukraine

Dear Am HaYam Family, It is with heavy heart that we approach Shabbat, with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. We are concerned about the potential for this conflict to deepen. We are concerned about the potential for other countries to enter the conflict on one side of the other. We are...

Continue reading

Indispensable in Our Small Parts

From the Rabbi’s Study  Indispensable in Our Small Parts  Humans seem to have evolved from common ancestors. Scientist point to homo habilus.“handy man,” and others that are part of the homo grouping, known for their brain size and structure, and their use of tools. Homo habilus existed between 1.4 million...

Continue reading