“Why does the soul sing not what the sea sings and why does the thinking reed grumble? Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev The great and triumphant moment that the Israelites crossed the Red Sea is inextricable from the verses of praise that they sung together. “Az yashir Moshe” “And so Moses sung” introduces that section of the…

This year we celebrated the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with an incredible get-together with our neighbors from St. James United Methodist Church. We also invited Dr. Tarece Johnson to talk about the legacy of Dr. King, from her experience as a black woman and contemporary activist. Her words of Torah shook the…

Today, as I write this article, we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. When you read it, we will be two months away from celebrating together at GLT’s 10th Anniversary Gala Dinner. I recently read that “(Dr.) King’s life has been interpreted in new ways by successive generations of scholars.” I found…

Two weeks of preschool and everyone is doing great!! The big kids (froggys) are the most social bunch of all. They have much to share and each story is so important. Ms. Sarah may have to incorporate designated days for sharing so that they can get through circle and onto their small group activities. The…

If you look up the word milestone in the dictionary, you will find two definitions: 1. A stone set up beside a road to mark the distance in miles to a particular place. 2. Is typically defined as an action or event marking a significant change or stage in development. This year GLT reached a…

You may have heard that a solar eclipse will be at least in part visible on Monday afternoon across most of the continental United States. While total eclipses happen relatively often, the particular path across the country and the accessibility of so many places to watch has made this eclipse an even more anticipated moment….

“Amazing Grace” is being sung at the memorial service for the woman murdered in Charlottesville by a man cleaving to Nazi ideology and white supremacist organizations. Like the killer who gunned down nine parishioners of Mother Emanuel church in Charleston, the man who ran down Heather Heyer by slamming his car into a crowd of…

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