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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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Just Talking

It’s out of my mouth before I know I’ve said it. Only right afterward do I recognize the feeling of giving in to the urge to say something I ...
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The Call of Elul

In the heat of August, it begins to feel to me like summer will never end. But if I’m up early on Aug. 27, the first day of the Hebrew month of ...
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