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  • Using Travel and the Seasons to Gain Perspective

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    September 1, 2011 | 3:56 pm

    The seasons go round and round sometimes without notice, but I like to pay attention.

    The Labor Day holiday reminds us that summer has almost ended and the school year will soon begin. This year my contemplation of beginnings and endings includes my Aunt Iris’s passing and...

  • Stuff Your Way Through the Week

    By Leora Alhadeff

    March 25, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    In biblical times, long stalks of barley and lush fields of green garlic signaled that Passover was near. The holiday's food was a reflection of the harvest.

    In today's industrialized society, where our foods are imported from around the world, seasons and their unique foods often...

  • It’s Passover Time Down Under, Mate

    By Linda Morel

    April 3, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Because Australia is situated below the equator, its seasons rebel against the Jewish calendar. Our winter is their summer; our spring their fall. Although Passover's rituals and symbols resonate spring, the holiday is celebrated in autumn Down Under.

    "Passover begins just as the...

  • Seasons

    By Marlene Adler Marks

    February 3, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    The warm-up room at the "Y" where I exercise is right next door to the children's playroom. While I perform a sun salutation, I hear a little girl calling out in a tiny excited voice.

    "Can I have one? I want one!"

    For a second, I recognize her voice, and so, though I haven't a clue...

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