Tag Archives: Shelach l’cha

Shelach l’cha: A wedding toast

Our niece got married last weekend. We were up in the Redwoods of Northern California  for the wedding.  It was pretty cold, actually, but it was the warmest group of people. Our niece has had some significant pain in her … Continue reading

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Shelach L’cha: The silver thread that binds

There is a silver string on the front of my tallit (prayer shawl), tied onto the tzitzit, the fringes.    I can’t remember how long it’s been there, but it started with a campaign from the Women of the Wall,.  It’s … Continue reading

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Shelach l’cha: A new path to the Land

I got to go to Baltimore’s very first Limmud last week. Chicago is holding its fourth annual festival of Jewish learning this February, and from the vantage point of the wise, old experienced Limmudnik, I can tell you that the … Continue reading

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Shelach l’cha: Time to Move

My family lived in a little house in Skokie from the time I was born until I was eleven, and then we moved into the “new house” on the other side of  Skokie.  We lived in that house for many … Continue reading

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