(Along with our allies from Seamless Bay Area, the Amalgamated Transit Union, Public Advocates, Transform, and Urban Habitat!) For many weeks, Genesis has been demanding that the MTC (Metropolitan Transportation Commission) use some of the $1.3 Billion in Federal Emergency Transit Funds from CARES Act to protect the lives of transit workers and riders because we believe in helping the most vulnerable among us. Here is what we have done to act: In March 2020, we had a Call to
I wonder if you're feeling like I am in what is now, I guess, week 9 (?) of shelter-in-place. The days and the weeks are blending together and I am growing tired of the routine of endless chores and Zoom calls. No doubt, there are pros and cons to sheltering-in-place with a family, too, that I am less aware of.
Well, enter Abraham Joshua Heschel. His classic The Sabbath poses the enormous question: how do we sanctify time? This, he says, is the primary concern of Judaism