D’VAR TORAH BY: RABBI ALEX KRESS / June 2, 2021 The statistics were not a secret, but for the first 30 years of my life, I was naively oblivious to
MAY 6, 2021 By RABBI ALEX KRESS On June 19, 1865, two-and-a-half years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas. They delivered the
MAY 5, 2021 By RABBI ALEX KRESS During the pandemic, I had a serious mental health breakdown and no one knew. Perhaps I seemed a little off or distant to
APRIL 23, 2021 By RABBI ALEX KRESS In the first episode of Ted Lasso, the title character played by Jason Sudeikis tapes a poster above the entrance to his office.
APRIL 9, 2021 By RABBI ALEX KRESS When I was 2, my dad stood in front of a lightbox holding an X-ray that confirmed his mother was dying of lung