April 24, 2023 Last week, a student asked me "what the hell is wrong with the North Dakota legislature?" The answer isn't what you think.
July 17, 2022 Who will save our children when thoughts and prayers do nothing?
September 10, 2021 I gave a Rosh Hashana sermon the week after the attack on The World Trade Center. I am surprised at how current it still feels.
September 8, 2021 More than most of his contemporaries, Smith succeeded in recognizing the equal agency of individuals in the African diaspora.
March 6, 2020 Before the show began, a group of them started chanting, “please don’t make me vote for Joe Biden.” Others followed and for a glorious 90-seconds, the entire venue erupted in this collective lament. This chant haunts me.
October 7, 2019 I have asked myself repeatedly what it was that made David’s courses so powerful.
October 8, 2017 If there is no place for debate about gun policy in the aftermath of the Las Vegas massacres, we have given up on the idea of politics itself.
November 21, 2016 The internet keeps so many people at such a distance that it is hard to know when it is proper to try to make that divide smaller.