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Tag: David Aaron
September 21, 2006 | 8:01 pmIn these days of asking tough questions, taking stock, revisiting memories and trying to do better in 5767, books are essential tools. Several new works from different disciplines and traditions, some of which don't mention the words Days of Awe, lend new meaning to the holidays -- on caring for orphans, baking bread, deepening celebrations, understanding forgiveness, practicing kindness, exploring traditional liturgy and rituals.
September 25, 1997 | 8:00 pm
One of Rabbi David Aaron's favorite biblical analogies derivesfrom the story of Jacob's dream, in which the patriarch saw a ladderstretching from earth to the heavens.
The narrative can also be interpreted to mean that Jacob himselfwas the ladder, with his feet on the ground and his...