Few garments associated with prayer are as recognizably Jewish as the tallit. And yet its exact, original appearance is a mystery.
Torah commands ... Read More
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, ... Read More
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 ... Read More
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 ... Read More
As a boy in Chicago, my husband was told that a Jew can go to shul anywhere in the world and feel at home. Many years later, feeling decidedly not ... Read More
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