I’ve recently established a new morning routine. I arrive at the synagogue early – usually before anyone else – to make my rounds circling the perimeter of the building before I park. Entering the building, I turn off the alarm and make my way from the sanctuary to the social hall and through the classrooms and offices. Finally, I check the phone messages, hoping to hear only kind voices.
I never used to start my days this way, but these days, all of us who work in Jewish institutions are on heightened alert.
In late February, at Temple Adath B’nai Israel in Evansville, IN, we... Read More