Goodbye Superman Sam
Six years ago, photographer Richard Renaldi took an enormous risk. With his camera and his heart, with vision that could see the art of the human soul, he started taking pictures. He decided to do a photographic essay of people. This is hardly new. But Renaldi’s subjects where strangers, people he literally talked to on the street, in coffee shops, at bus stops and in Grand Central Station. He invited these total strangers to pose together, while touching one another; holding hands, arms embracing, demonstrating physical affection.
Earlier today, Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) announced his support of gay marriage, after his son came out as a gay man. No matter his reasons, this is a good thing.
Shir Tikvah Rabbi Michael Adam Latz writes a letter to his two children about marriage, love, Judaism, tikkun olam, and what the results of last week’s election say about our future.
“There is something so cosmically reassuring to behold the grasp of a newborn.” A drash by Rabbi Michael Adam Latz of Shir Tikvah Congregation.
Sounding the shofar. To stir our conscience, to confront our past errors, and ultimately, to return to wholeness and holiness.
A bent and curved shofar for Rosh HaShanah. A straight shofar for Yom Kippur. What does it mean? At the dawn of a new year, what keeps you bent over?
In honor of Father’s Day, and Gay Pride Month, we bring you a father’s day story from Rabbi Michael Adam Latz at Shir Tikvah.
Spend this summer shmoozing with loved ones. Especially when you think about what shmoozing really means.