Two Brachot for the COVID-19 Pandemic 

The onset of COVID-19 has me thinking about two blessings for our day. Throughout my book (Text Me: Ancient Jewish Wisdom Meets Contemporary Technology, with Dr. Brian Amkraut, Hamilton Press, 2019), I emphasize the primacy of hakarat ha-tov – recognizing the good our technologies and devices bring to our lives.  Now through the veil of social distancing and curbed communication, I feel it all the more strongly.

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