Tag Archives: teshuvah

“The Other” Is You

In preparation for the new season of Downton Abbey, PBS ran a behind-the-scenes show the other night. I was struck by their insistence on propriety. Clothing, posture, and manners must adhere to the period. (Although, we have caught a few … Continue reading

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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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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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