I've been marinating on the traditional Jewish concept of Shmita, as I feel it relates to the current worldwide COVID pandemic situation and potentially holds some wisdom for the times. Shmita (also called the sabbatical year) takes place every 7 years and calls for all … [Read more...] about Can Ancient Jewish Wisdom Help Illuminate the Coronavirus Crisis?
We're at a point where systemic issues are meeting their real-life counterparts. Medical capacity is being tested. Our global financial system is in the midst of one of the great historical resuscitations. Many renters, mortgage-holders, loan-repayers, debtors, … [Read more...] about The Systemic and Immediate Housing Epidemic
Most people alive today have not experienced something like this before. As we sit home practicing social distancing trying to “flatten the curve” to save lives and avoid overloading our healthcare systems, every aspect of society seems to have come to a halt. In this … [Read more...] about Is Coronavirus Impact a Sign of Things to Come?
Coronavirus is teaching us a lot about resilience, and at the same time showing us the fragility of many of the systems we currently depend on. We are seeing the remarkable resilience of our communities in doing what we need to do to limit the spread of coronavirus. We are … [Read more...] about What is Coronavirus Teaching us About Resilience?