Keeping our Community Connected

Weekly messages from Jason Moss, our Executive Director.

September 20, 2021

With Sukkot beginning tonight at sundown, I was struck last night about how this holiday is sort of “made” for the COVID world we are currently living in. (Stay with me for a moment and I think you will understand.)

 

The first of three harvest and pilgrimage festivals in the Jewish c…

September 14, 2021

Growing up, I used to love this time of year. In the Bay Area, as the temperature began to cool down a little, I remember distinctly feeling a sense of hope and renewal as the start of the school year came around after Labor Day and soccer season was just beginning. There were new experience…

August 31, 2021

I could really go for a nap right now.

 

When I was a child, one of the things I used to hate hearing my parents say was, “Okay Jason… it’s time for your nap.” Having two kids of my own, I know that I was not the only child who dreaded this. What is it about kids not enjoying a na…

August 24, 2021

You know that feeling… You are walking down the street or talking with a friend, and all of a sudden you feel like you have already done this before. You can’t quite remember if it was in a dream, or if you actually experienced it before. That feeling… that sense is commonly referred t…

August 17, 2021

Growing up, the phrase my parents used to say that I said I would never repeat is “Because I said so.” I used to hate it. Not only did I feel that there was no explanation behind it, but it felt so final… so definitive.

Fast forward thirty years and guess which phrase I find myself fo…