Monthly Archives: September 2013

We Are What We Don’t Eat

They say we are what we eat.  In this case, I think what we are is what we don’t eat. I couldn’t have said this better than my dear friend, Jewish educator extraordinaire, Juliet Barr. My So-Called Blog: Thursday Was … Continue reading

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Coincidence, I Think Not

I had a friend who lived with a terrible lung disease.  She used to say, “God doesn’t micromanage.” I’ve always felt uncomfortable with the idea that every little occurrence has some meaning beyond what it is.  Somehow I just always … Continue reading

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Unetanah Tokef: Not By Me Alone

It’s been a difficult week. It’s not just the normal Rosh HaShannah / Yom Kippur crazyness with school beginning in the midst of it all. This year, the anniversary of 9/11 landed right in the middle of the two holidays. … Continue reading

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