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In Search of Sparks

Ask a little kid how old they are and you will very rarely get a round number.  Instead of 4 years old they might say, “I’m four and three quarters” or “I’m going to be five in thirty-four days.” Kids … Continue reading

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Moon over the Seder

One of the hazards of the professional Jew is that we can’t help spending time looking at the heavens.  And sometimes, it affects us more than you could imagine.  On Purim evening, I was rushing back to NYC for the … Continue reading

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