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Me and Mrs. Brontosaurus

(Above) The author as a kindergartener in 1981. I still remember my first day of school — and how it went wrong from the very beginning. I was ...
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What’s in a name?

Because I became a Jew as an adult, I got to (had to) choose a Hebrew name for myself. It was hard. I’d been drawn to Judaism by the way the ...
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When the angels are away …

Summer is almost here, and I’m geeked. Too bad Judaism doesn’t seem to share my enthusiasm. While other cultures have created major monuments ...
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Taking God on vacation

When you head out on the road, if you are like me, it seems that any old thing can happen. Too often when we get on a plane, a train or buckle up ...
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Wonder women

I love strong Jewish women. You could say it started with one named Betty Lou Munk — I call her “Mom” — who in fact grew up Christian on ...
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