Food plays a significant role in Judaism. Whether it is the foods that we are required to eat (e.g., matzah and maror on Passover), or foods that are customary to […]
A corpse. A corpse on Union Street, New Orleans. It is seventeen years later, and I still cannot get the vision out of my mind. In the tragic aftermath of
“I don’t care what anyone else thinks, I do what I know is right!” Ever come across someone with this attitude? Have any friends or relatives like that? Strong minded.
I write these words from somewhere over the Atlantic Ocean as I return home to New Jersey from a week-long trip to Israel. But am I really returning home? On
“Cast your bread upon the waters, for after many days you will find it” (Koheles 11:1). In this week’s Torah portion, we find the Jewish people, in their fortieth year