I Will Not Keep Silent! I Will Not Rest! Psalm 37:1-11, 39-40 and Isaiah 62:1-5 February 24, 2019 Rev. Dr. Theresa S. Thames for Princeton University Chapel During our most recent choir tour in Morocco, out of all of the places we were visiting, I was most excited about Marrakech. Not because of any … Continue reading I Will Not Keep Silent! I Will Not Rest!
Rabbi Ira J. Dounn Have you heard of the Sacrifice of Sarah? No, you probably haven’t, because it isn’t recorded in the Torah. We often think that the Binding of Isaac episode had a happy ending. Even though G-d commands Abraham to sacrifice Isaac, G-d stops Abraham from going through with it and Abraham … Continue reading The Sacrifice of Sarah: Acknowledging the Real Victim of the Binding of Isaac
Maya Wahrman (This poem was composed in response to arrests by ICE of multiple people in Princeton, NJ; some of the families are known to the author.) Not here, they said. Not here, a knock on the door before winter’s late dawn a small boy reaching for the doorknob, a mamá slaps his hand … Continue reading Hineni
Rev. Peter Olsen From May 29th-31st 1934 the Confessional Synod of the German Evangelical Church met in Barmen, Germany to address false teachings propagated by the “German Christians” appointed by the Nazis to administer the Protestant churches under the Reich. Organized in 1932, the German Christian movement was driven by nationalistic ideology permeated with … Continue reading A Barmen Declaration for our Time?
Tracy K. Smith They’re gassing geese outside of JFK. Tehran will likely fill up soon with blood. The Times is getting smaller day by day. We’ve learned to back away from all we say And, more or less, agree with what we should. Whole flocks are being gassed near JFK. So much … Continue reading Solstice