Wrestling with AIDS

Parshat Vayishlach/World AIDS DAY Genesis 32:3-36:43 This week on Shabbat we will observe World AIDS Day.  We recall so many of our friends and lovers who have succumbed to the complications of HIV/AIDS.  Those very difficult early years when the gay men’s community was decimated have given way to longer lives, better prevention and drugs…Read more »

Reunion time

Parshat Vayishlach Genesis 32:4–36:43 The “Holiday” Season is upon us.  There are lots of gatherings of co-workers, friends and families. Some of these gatherings will be reunions of sorts.  The people you see only once a year at a cocktail party at a friend’s home. There are the family members who gather for latkes and…Read more »