Uncharted Territory

Merriam Webster defines the noun “normal” as “a form or state regarded as the norm; STANDARD”. Today, it is common to hear people speak of “the new normal” when referring to...

Hard to believe but we are in our sixth month of the Corona virus pandemic and we have a long way to go. While I was home during under the shelter...

As the pandemic rages on the negative financial and operational effects on important community institutions grows more acute with every day that passes. Our schools and synagogues have been especially hard...

© Judah Lifschitz 2020 The news media has been reporting for several weeks what seem like constant reports of rising rates of infection, governmental inability/refusal to devise an effective strategy to...

Over the last two weeks I have been involved in discussions about how best to advance two organizations to a return to their pre-pandemic modes of operation. Specifically, I have been...

In prior posts I have expressed concerns with the pandemic’s effects on the economy in general and on our law firm in particular. Four months into life under Covid-19, I am...

The following news report tells the story of a community which suffered greatly during the “first wave” of Covid-19 and how it has responded to help us all. A COVID-19 ‘mitzvah’:...

Last week I was taken to task for my recent posts which emphasized concerns and worries. I was challenged to write about the good; the things that I am thankful for...

Teachers hold a special place in my heart. My mother was a lifelong teacher and I am proud that both of my daughters are extraordinary teachers. The following is a recently...

© Judah Lifschitz 2020