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Modern Tallitot: Color them magnificent

Few garments associated with prayer are as recognizably Jewish as the tallit. And yet its exact, original appearance is a mystery. Torah commands ...
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ed-soup

Food for thought

The most inspiring philanthropist I know also happens to be one of the youngest. He wears Captain America underwear, snuggles with a Beanie Baby ...
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ed-patches

Wear I’ve been

Joseph had a coat of many colors; I have a sweatshirt of many patches. I haven’t worn it in years — it dates back to when I was in elementary ...
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htj-book

From ‘A’ to ‘Aleph’

In theory, we all agree that learning a second language is good for us — good for our brains, good for our understanding of the world around us, ...
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The California Drought: Forgive Me, H2O

Maybe this will be the year. Maybe, finally, when I sit down by a body of water for tashlich, I’ll do more than think about the sins I’ve ...
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