Month: July 2015

We were at our synagogue the other night for a movie – Little White Lies (watch it, really great). We gathered in the sanctuary and it dawned on me that this is perhaps the only time during the summer that …

Summertime: Thinking about September Read More »

This is not a topic I enjoy writing about. Recent events in Charleston and even in Chattanooga have given me pause to think about safety. Is any place in the world 100% safe? Churches, military recruitment centers, Kosher supermarkets, let …

Paris, Charleston, and Chattanooga: Synagogue Security Is On My Mind Read More »

How many of you remember when you would pay for something by credit card – hard goods, a meal in a restaurant – and the establishment would actually place a telephone call to the credit card company for approval? I …

Credit Cards and Risk Management Read More »