In addition to these personal reflections, several essays frame the conceptual terrain of present-day communal engagement. Noam Pianko and Stuart Z. Charmé examine what the term "authenticity" really means today, and Tobin Belzer reflects on fluid identity with a case study of San Francisco's Mission Minyan. Together, these essays offer a glimpse of our sometimes messy experiments and counter-experiments, our achingly and also wonderfully, non-linear trajectories.
Shai Gluskin writes this month's ethics column on ethical questions that emerge between client and web developer.
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