Weekly Links June 27th – July 4th 2014

A raw, human account of what it is to speak about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to the next generation: “I also don’t want to tell my 6 year old that these boys were murdered because they were Jews.  I’m not ready to pass on the psychic trauma of victimhood, to shape his Jewish self-understanding in that way.”

http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/what-will-i-tell-my-children/

A tribute to Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, the founder of Renewal Judaism and a major influence on how so many of us conceive of our Judaism.

http://forward.com/articles/201398/reb-zalman-the-prophet-of-both-and/

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