I am mourning the loss of my beloved grandchild. I am the mother (father) of the mourner, and the grandmother (grandfather) of the mait (maita) — but oddly — I sit in this Shiva house without anything spiritual to bring comfort or peace. There is nothing for me to hold on to, as I...
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November 26, 2008 | 4:31 pmOne of my favorite memories of Shabbat meals at my parents' home is the lentil soup. Hot, dark-red soup with marrow bones at the bottom of the bowl was a sumptuous treat on those cold and wintry Friday nights.
Since then, I've discovered that lentils are not only delicious, they're...
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