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Archive for June 2013

Jon Stewart, Come Back

Woe is me. Jon Stewart is on sabbatical for the summer. I ought to be used to his absence. The Daily Show disappears for a full week every time the rest of us have a three-day-weekend: Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day …  The hardest working man in show business Jon is not. Even…

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TEACH EVERYONE (commencement Hebrew College)

  Today, I was given two great honors by Hebrew College in Newton, MA: awarded an honorary doctorate and asked to address the graduating class of educators, cantors and rabbis. Here’s what I said:     Hebrew College Commencement Address June 2, 2013 According to that famous Chinese proverb, “it is a curse to live…

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