Welcome to the High Holidays chat! In sharing your ideas and musings with fellow Mishkanites, please be thoughtful and do it in the spirit of building a positive, respectful running commentary. By participating in this chat, you agree to abide by Mishkan’s Community Norms and Values, which help us all build a culture of respect, positivity and empowerment. You can view our Norms & Values on our website under “Who We Are” then “Mission & Values.”<br><br>In joining Mishkan for High Holidays, you are helping to create intentional space both in real life and online. Be as kind and respectful in your online/social media communications as you would be in person. When engaging in conversation, particularly about issues known to inflame passions, please do so with respect for the wide spectrum of backgrounds and opinions in our awesomely diverse community. At Mishkan, we invite robust discussions about values and politics, but we understand that these take place best when everyone has time and space to listen and speak. A holiday chat may not be that place! We reserve the right to ask you to join us to continue this discussion in another venue where we can have more fruitful dialogue.<br><br>Free resource sharing is welcome, but please no business solicitations or advertising.<br><br>Opinions expressed in this chat are not the view of Mishkan Chicago, or our staff, and we reserve the right to moderate posts. Personal attacks, abusive and/or harassing communications are strictly forbidden. Posts and communications which violate our community norms and guidelines will result in warnings from moderators, as well as potential message deletion. Second offenses or especially egregious violations may result in being blocked & banned from participating in the chat.