This is "Kesher: Community Connections," a member newsletter that will share the programs and news of SHJ communities and the movement. If you have an idea for a future issue, please write Rabbi Miriam Jerris.
"It seems to me what is called for is an exquisite balance between two conflicting needs: the most skeptical scrutiny of all hypotheses that are served up to us and at the same time a great openness to new ideas."
The Society for Humanistic Judaism has chosen Carl Sagan as the 2015-2016 Humanistic Jewish Role Model. Sagan was a brilliant, award-winning scientist whose unique place in history was as a translator of hard science to the language of the heart.
November 9 is Carl Sagan Day and his birthday. A November Sagan program would be ideal,
or a science-related celebration near February 12th for Darwin Day. Carl Sagan Day has its own