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Essays

Racism infects America

Words are not enough to heal what’s wrong with our communities and law enforcement By Reuven H. Taff A young black Jewish couple in my congregation take a Shabbat walk in their neighborhood and stand […]

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COVID-19

Protests during a pandemic

Officials are concerned that crowded marches will lead to a spike in Sacramento COVID-19 cases The immediate priority for Sacramento officials is to find the right balance between allowing, even promoting, peaceful protests over George […]

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COVID-19

A grim milestone

100,000 dead from COVID-19, so why isn’t America a nation in mourning? Wednesday, America passed an unimaginable milestone—100,000 dead in the COVID-19 pandemic. Yes, there will be lots of media coverage. But this defining moment […]