(RNS) For $20,000 you can take your family on a luxurious Mediterranean cruise. Or you can pay a smuggler to take your family on overcrowded life raft or rubber fishing dinghy, and pray they make it to the European coast without drowning.
Author Archives: Will Berkovitz
About Will Berkovitz
Rabbi Will Berkovitz is Chief Executive Officer of Jewish Family Service, which delivers essential human services to vulnerable people in the Puget Sound region. Will writes, teaches and speaks regularly on the intersection of social justice and spirituality. He is a graduate of the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies.
(RNS) As a not-so-famous blue-collar sage once told me: “Selfishness and entitlement are such fast-growing weeds.”