Monthly Archives: February 2013

Memories of Jewish Education, When You Least Expect Them

I was sitting on a train, looking at the Virginia countryside, and checking my email when this post came through. For the second week in a row, I am stunned by negative memories of childhood Jewish education.  In my last … Continue reading

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A Case for Shabbat

Shabbat? How?  Why?  Does it seem possible–or impossible–to set aside a day to sanctify God or simply to rest our bodies? I am reblogging this piece from the Alban Institute’s blog.  I think it makes the case quite well. reading

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Answering the Call: What Would Jeb Bartlet Do?

I love to listen to podcasts.  Mostly I listen to podcasts of NPR radio shows that I never have a chance to listen to.  I also love the Slate Gabfests!  Now that I am out of my car and into … Continue reading

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