Sharing your trauma

Last week, I had an experience that taught me a great deal about dealing with trauma.  Almost by complete coincidence, I went to a neighbor’s home, where I had not yet been before, at around 11 pm.  I walked in to find a crowd of about 12 older Israeli men, none of whom I’d met…

Stronger Than Hate

Many people have shared their perspectives on the terrible anit-Semitic attack that occurred just over a year ago on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill, a neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA.  In addition to the profound loss and grief, as well as the experience of trauma for the survivors, thoughts about anti-Semitism and its…