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  • Poem: New Year of the Trees

    3 weeks ago

    In the Diaspora we celebrate —
    Jews in Argentina when the leaves
    are falling; in New England when
    snow chokes the ground; in
    the Sonora Desert when cactus
    blooms; in L.A. when perhaps
    it may rain; in Scotland when
    there’s still little daylight.

    Yet we understand that earth...

  • New Pesach ‘traditions’ might be purr-fect for your family

    By Beverly Levitt

    March 22, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    "Pesach for the Rest of Us: Making the Passover Seder Your Own" (Schocken Books, $22.95).

    When author Marge Piercy was a little girl, her grandmother set a special place at the Passover seder for Blackie, her grandmother's cat.

    He was a very dignified cat, Piercy recalled in an...