Yesterday’s Inauguration of President Obama was stirring on many levels.  First to see the transfer of power calmly and the oath of office administered by the Supreme Court Justices is an inspiring moment.  Around the world people hunger for this kind of civil and democratic process.  As the Arab Spring continues to struggle with Democracy…Read more »

Mourning a great hero

More hatred.  It is everywhere.  This Shabbat I am mourning the death of David Kato. He was a Ugandan human rights activist who worked to ensure the right of gay and lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in his country.  Uganda has been a difficult place for sexual minorities. In particular Christian fundamentalist groups from the…Read more »