I went on my first date since having surgery. Ugh. It needed to happen and the truth is I was ready, but it was a comedy of errors and it took me a week to write about it because that is how long it took to stop crying and laugh at the absurdity of it all. I've written about...
Attacking the messenger and not the message
The best Herman Wouk story (almost) no one has read
If Catholic Ireland said ‘yes’ – could Israel ever do the same?
Houston floods inundate Jewish homes and two synagogues
The order of tribal sacrifices: Parashat Naso (Numbers 4:21-7:89)
Up-cycle cereal boxes to make picture frames
A press club in West Jerusalem?
In Jerusalem, examining global press freedom
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As Purim approaches, we encounter a Talmudic conundrum:
Rava said: One must become so intoxicated on Purim that he cannot distinguish between “Cursed is Haman” and “Blessed is Mordechai.” Rabbah and Rav Zeira celebrated the Purim feast together. They became intoxicated....
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Following six months of advocacy work by the congregation of IKAR, Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officials announced that they would no longer impound unlicensed drivers’ cars at sobriety checkpoints, a victory for undocumented immigrants who cannot obtain drivers licenses...
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