Category Archives: blind

Inclusion Sermon

(Recently I was asked by a local synagogue to give a Friday night sermon on the inclusion of people who have disabilities in the synagogue and in Jewish life.  This is the text:) The Torah portion this week tells of … Continue reading 

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Only Pigeons Belong in Pigeon Holes

As human being we have a tendency to judge people as soon as possible and, based on our judgment, pigeon hole them neatly.  Categorizing people seems to be a favorite pastime that begins in childhood. That kid is the jock, … Continue reading 

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Do You YouTube?

YouTube is no longer a site just for entertainment.  It has beckoned business as a means of transmitting their message, explaining the workings of a product or providing a how-to guide in their areas of expertise be it building a … Continue reading 

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