Below is a link for a prayer for lighting a candle for World AIDS Day that I sent to my congregation today Please when you light your Shabbat candles tonight light a memorial/yarzeit candle for those who have died from HIV/AIDS. May their memory live for a blessing http://myemail.constantcontact.com/World-AIDS-Day.html?soid=1100447839517&aid=yAkYwHYW7jc.
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 »
Don’t forget World AIDS Day is Wednesday Dec. 1. It seems the world often does forget. It does forget those with HIV/AIDS. Whether in Africa, or here in the U.S. HIV is still ever-present. Lurking. Waiting to attack. On Wednesday Dec. 1 we will have a chance to focus the world’s thinking on AIDS. Remind…Read more »