Rabbi Jodie Gordon, Author at Hevreh
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On the opening page of her new bestselling memoir, Michelle Obama writes:  “I think it’s one of the most useless questions an adult can ask a child: What do you want to be when you grow up? As if growing up is finite. As if at some...

Thirty six. Conservatively speaking, that’s the number of times that the phrase “Do not oppress the stranger” appears in our tradition. I say “conservatively” because that accounts only for the times we hear it in the Torah. This admonition repeats and echoes through Ketuvim and the Prophets--- The voice...

God of Mothers and Fathers Send strength to those who are apart tonight Gentleness to those who are fighting for freedom Yearning to be together.   God of our sons and daughters
Help us remember that you are the God of their sons and daughters Who speak to you in languages of...