With the winter holiday season in full swing and everyone talking about togetherness and family and friends, it’s not so popular to think about loneliness. But urban loneliness is a real issue all year round, especially during the holidays.
The Jewish New Year is approaching (it starts on the evening of Sept. 29), and as in many cultural traditions, it’s not only a time for family, friends, and good food, but also an opportunity for reflection – about the past, the present, and the future.
As the summer draws to an end and everyone returns from their fabulous holidays with their excellent stories, we’ve been thinking about travelling, and what it means to come home.
Ask 10 people what it means to live a purposeful and meaningful life, and you’re all but certain to get 10 different answers. But if they were being honest, they’d all agree on at least one thing: It simply isn’t possible to lead such a life without the fun, warmth, sustenance, and empowerment we receive from the people around us.