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  • Mad People Disease

    By Richard H. Schwartz

    January 15, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    In the Torah's story about Joseph, Pharaoh has a dream in which seven sickly cows consume seven healthy cows. Joseph interprets this, and Pharaoh's other dream of seven withered ears of corn consuming seven full ears of corn, to indicate that there will be seven years of plenty in...

  • The Vegetarian Holiday

    By Richard Schwartz

    January 16, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Tu B'Shevat is arguably the most vegetarian of Jewish holidays, because of its many connections to vegetarian themes and concepts.

    The Tu B'Shevat seder in which fruits and nuts are eaten, along with the singing of songs and the recitation of biblical verses related to trees and...