bi-racial boy

Interracial Myths and Delusions

2015 has been a tough year for racism, race relations, and all types of social discrimination. Whether 2016 is going to be any better remains to be seen. I certainly hope so. Because all I see going on around me is very discouraging. It seems that almost every day, I come across two or more…

Mother consoles daughter after rocket attack

Don’t Pray for France, Pray for the World

Yesterday evening, the news started to break about the terrorist attacks in Paris. Since Shabbat had already started, I didn’t get any opportunity to personally review the details of what was unfolding. Earlier this evening, I did my best to catch up. What I saw on social media was a large-scale show of support for…

office downtime

Stop Stealing Your Employer’s Time

We’ve all been there. You have downtime at work because of IT/technical issues. Or you are waiting for a response or assignment. Or perhaps you’re in a holding pattern because you need someone else to do something on their end. Either way, these breather periods are important in the modern, stress-filled professional environment. But like…