Monthly Archives: April 2012

Tazria/Metzora – Walking the Line

Jewish ritual purity….sin….Facebook One of these things is not like the other…..and  no, it’s not Facebook.  My friend Miriam Brousseau , Social Media Queen and singer in Stereo Sinai, posted something the other day that got me thinking, as she … Continue reading

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Number our days….number those whom we remember

For so many of us, the number “Six Million” is burned into our heads from our earliest days.  It’s an unfathomable number, though projects like the Paper Clip Project tries to make it concrete for us. But the number of unfathomable … Continue reading

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Shemini: Foolish decisions

My son got his driver’s permit this week.  Naturally, he’s very excited and nervous; so am I.  I’m also thinking about another couple of sons, Nadav and Avihu, the sons of Aaron the High Priest.   This week’s parasha is Shemini, … Continue reading

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Passover…still?

Well, this is a conundrum.  Just when you think, at the very least, we’re all on the same page, when it comes to week after week Torah portions….well, we’re not. Depending on where you live, depending on what “branch” of … Continue reading

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Passover: Old flavorings, new tastes

We’re driving back to Chicago as I write this, having spent the weekend visiting our daughter, and as soon as I get home, I’ll be swinging into P-mode (Passover Prep) , so while the sun is shining, the roads are … Continue reading

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