Monthly Archives: November 2012

Free at the edge of the world.

They first came to Sydney as criminals for various crimes. It wasn’t difficult in those days to be sent to the penal colony of Australia with a life sentence; a theft or an unpaid debt was good enough. However, unlike today, … Continue reading

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A Synagogue amongst the millions in Manila

The densest population in the world today is in Manila Philippines. To get from one part to another it can easily take an hour in a taxi and red lights of rush hour traffic can stretch for miles. Wide, green … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Congregation, San Francisco.

“Amazing things happen when ten men come together to pray.” Beth Shalom Rabbi Micah Hyman I visited five synagogues in one day and yet-only one had a weekday minion. Beth Shalom is a modern synagogue with a gray metal square … Continue reading

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