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Rethinking Memorial Day

Memorial Day. I’ve always heard that it was the unofficial opening of summer. As much as the media talks about the beaches–open? closed? – in my memory, New York City rarely has summertime weather at the end of May. This … Continue reading

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Blogging the Torah — Shabbat Zachor: Remembering, Zippori and Beyond

I marvel at the resilience of the Jewish people. Their best characteristic is their desire to remember. No other people has such an obsession with memory.  — Elie Wiesel Elie Wiesel was right.  We Jews are big on remembering. We … Continue reading

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