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What Holds Us Back from Opening to the Other Person

Tonight in the Old City of Jerusalem about 25 of us, mostly religious Jewish women, learned and practiced transforming our judgments about others. We started by thinking of someone we have a judgment of. Then by coming up with one thing they do that supports that judgment. Then we took on the transformative work of … Continue reading

Holy night in the holy city

Just finishing Passover and Shabbat in the Old City of Jerusalem where I am now staying for a few weeks. The fragrance of the orange tree blossoms at the end of the lane is intoxicating on this warm night. Tonight is Easter for the Orthodox Christians. I watched teenagers hanging out outside the Syrian Orthodox … Continue reading