Rabbi’s Thoughts2018-09-04T16:34:23+00:00



With apologies to William Shakespeare’s Richard III, “Now is the summer of my discontent.....” Yes, I know that I have yanked that phrase out of its context and muddled Gloucester’s meaning, but the phrase captures so perfectly the emotional climate I have been experiencing these past few months: discontent...sadness.....despair....anger....vexation. [...]

July 23rd, 2018|

Door #1 or Door #2?

This year the month of March is book-ended by two Jewish holy days: Purim (Feb. 28/March 1) and Passover (Mar. 30 - April 7). The biblical books which explain the origins of both holidays present radically different understanding of the role of human agency in contending with existential threats [...]

February 28th, 2018|

Dreaming Dr. King’s Dream

On Monday, January 15, No Place For Hate - Falmouth will host its annual breakfast commemorating the birth, and the legacy, of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We will, at that time, honor Scoba Rhodes with the Civic Leadership Award for his decades of committed service to [...]

December 19th, 2017|