Month: July 2015

Summertime: Thinking about September

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

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

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

Credit Cards and Risk Management

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