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Finding Hope in a New and Uncertain World

A few weeks ago, Jews around the world read the scriptural passage in Genesis in which Abraham is commanded to leave the comfortable surroundings of his homeland to embark on a momentous journey to an unknown land and to a new reality.  Using that story as a jumping off point, how do we begin preparing for the new reality created by one of the most contentious elections in American history?

Rabbi Orkand retired after 40 years in the pulpit rabbinate, serving congregations in Florida, Illinois, and Connecticut.  During his career he taught a variety of topics related to religion, but his favorite was, and remains, Comparative Religion, believing that only through knowledge will people come to understand and accept both that which unites us and that which divides us.