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1. Please join me for a special Passover class on Monday, April 6 at 9:00 PM EDT / 6:00 pm PDT via Zoom. DETAILS BELOW
2. Amazon is still delivering. For my updated personal list of Passover gifts, games and gimmicks, send me an email (you can start by clicking on the image below...)
I hope you and yours enjoyed last week's time travel to the future.
(And I trust that your TP didn't run out by then.)
This morning, someone who under normal circumstances works from home told me that he's finding it hard to stay focused.
Current events have a tendency to do that.
First question for your table: What would you advise him to do about it?
Just about everyone you talk to has their own interpretation of current events. I started keeping a list of such interpretations, and so far I'm up to 11.
Of those, here's the one I hear the least chatter about:
One of the undeniable elements of this historic period is the globalism. Have you noticed how - even during this crisis, even with the Olympics cancelled - there is a 20th Century-style international competition going on? China is trying to save face, various countries bluster, everyone's comparing how various countries are coping.
Could Covid-19 become the tipping point from competitive to cooperative globalization?
To help promote this very Jewish idea, today I'm launching a new MEGA campaign (not to be confused with MAGA).
MEGA — MAKE EARTH GREAT AGAIN.
Here's your opportunity to show what side you stand on - deck yourself out (and your family and friends) with caps, mugs, postcards, car magnets, water bottles.
Locally, today someone told me there has been an increase in people strolling around the neighborhood.
Question for your table: Why do you think that is?
PS - Once again we've updated our downloadable Pesach Kit of ideas, activities, games, and miscellaneous wisdom. Get the 2020 edition as a thank you gift for your small donation - Click here.
Details for Monday night's Zoom Passover class:
Meeting ID — 508-730-902
Meeting Password — 613
You can join by opening the Zoom app on your device and entering the above info, or use this link and then entering the password. (Never used Zoom? The link will prompt you to download and install the app - please test it in advance of the class.)
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