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  • Letters to the editor: Peoplehood, kapparot, Joseph L. Young and more

    September 16, 2015 | 9:14 am

    Dealing with the Deal, Together

    I am writing to say that I agree with what David Suissa said in his editorial (“Bubblehood vs. Peoplehood,” Sept. 11). But he forgot to mention something important. 

    It was because we could not come together that we lost Jerusalem and the Temple...

  • Write your own dirge for Tisha B’Av 2008

    July 29, 2008 | 4:15 am

    Jewish tradition teaches that we are commanded to write a Torah in our lifetime, but not a kinah, or dirge. For ages, our prophets and rabbis have done this for us, filtering and distancing, putting our most painful group memories into acrostic, poetic form.

    Beginning with Eicha...