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Why I’m in mourning for hope and democracy in Ukraine

Rebecca Golbert, Executive Director, Helen Diller Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies | February 25, 2022

This has been the worst month of my 50 years of life. My mom died suddenly and unexpectedly a few weeks ago, my cousin’s 26-year-old son took his own life last week, and now Russia has invaded Ukraine. I know these may seem like unrelated events — personal, tangential, global — but they are inextricably … Continue reading »