Pirkei Avot

Where Was God? Is It Fair To Ask?

12/19/2012
Jewish Week Online Columnist

As the world struggles to understand the tragedy in Newtown, Conn., and the 27 lives lost (including 20 beautiful, little, precious children), it is impossible to resist asking a series of questions: How did this happen? Where was God?

Rabbi Marci Bellows

Why This Gaza Conflict Was Different

'Who is strong? One who overpowers his inclinations.'

11/23/2012

This one was different.

Yes, the missile and rocket fire into the population centers of southern Israel caused panic, anxiety and quite a bit of understandable distress. As in previous wars, I, along with many other behavioral health clinicians, were called upon to help man special "stress teams" that worked with local officials dealing with the many issues that could develop in a population under constant threat. And yes, people ran, people screamed and people did need to know where to go to for psychological support.

Irwin Mansdorf

Some Of My Best Friends Are Inmarried

Sorry for being such a negligent blogger this summer, but it’s been a quiet season in terms of In The Mix-y news — while at the same time busy in other respects.

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