Tag Archives: Judaism

On Words: Apology

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It’s actually one of the hardest parts of being human. Acknowledging the fact that you could be wrong, and that your actions hurt another person. Or that you are right, but you still hurt another person. Ultimately, the question is, … Continue reading

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On Words: Jerusalem

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Yes it is simply a word. But it is a singular word that elicits notions of angels, demons, and a God in heaven. It is a word that has caused war, rebellion, and prayer. It is a word that connotes … Continue reading

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On Yom Kippur, I am reminded that I am an Orphan

The yahrzeit candles were lined up in a neat little row. We lit then as tradition dictates on Yom Kippur for our parents. It is a stark reminder that for all intense and purposes, both the husband and I are … Continue reading

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On Words: Fasting

It seems simple enough, the concept of fasting. Whether it is a religious, or a healthcare, reason to forgo water, food or any kind of bodily sustenance for a period of time it basically comes down to the same thing. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Punch Escrow by Tal Klein

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It is the 22nd century and the world is a rather interesting place. Governments, having led the world into one too many disastrous world wars,  have been basically replaced by powerful corporations that keep the economy flowing and everyone happy … Continue reading

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Book Review: My Jewish Year by Abigail Pogrebin

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Throughout our lives, we take different paths. We seek new adventures. We struggle through different times and quests. It is our way of understanding who we are, and where we come from. This is the story of one such journey. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Killer Look, by Linda Fairstein

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Just in time to coordinate with the September fashion Bible that arrived in your mailbox, comes along the new thriller by Linda Fairstein. When Killer Look begins, we find ADA Alex Cooper where we left her after Devils Bridge; fragile, … Continue reading

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