When someone dreams of instilling terror into the human heart, it is time to uproot the source of such dreams.
We have almost become immune to the word, ‘terrorism.’ Let’s become sensitive once again: picture a human being with the sole objective to terrorize, hurt, destroy, decimate, and slaughter human life. This is terrorism, a euphemism for evil. We understand that people would rather find light in all the dark places, but sometimes a dark place has to be uprooted at its core and replaced with candles and other such light fixtures. They are called suicide bombers because they would choose to kill themselves so that they may kill others. Humanity is obligated to destroy such inhumanity.
On February 24, 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine in an unprovoked and baseless attack. For over a week now, Ukraine is being mercilessly bombed, innocent civilians killed, millions more stranded and fleeing in fear of their lives. A country and its people are being torn apart. Where are our leaders? Where is the outrage? Where is the Zola of our times? What has become of “never again”?Read More
Will the fighting in the Middle East ever end? What will it take to achieve peace in the Holy Land? Please join Rabbi Jacobson in this provocative presentation of a radically new approach that combines peace out of strength and a bold vision of the future.Read More
Theme: Responding to Tragedy
How should we react to violence and hatred like that of the recent massacre in Pittsburgh? Our outrage is very profound, but productive outrage is not expressed through retaliation or through fear, but through positive action, and ultimately recognizing that there is a calling that we have to live up to.
Join Rabbi Jacobson and learn how to truly think for yourself. How to navigate all the outside noise and discover your inner voice, feelings and opinions without being overwhelmed and inundated by your surroundings.Read More