Some 30 years ago, when Rabbi Karen Bender got her first pulpit, women congregants were eager to observe the rediscovered women’s holiday of Rosh ... Read More
Above: The bracelet the author gave to his wife for Passover. Photo by Edmon J. Rodman
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Tradition says the 150 psalms in the book Tehillim, or Praises, were written by King David and some other well-known, wise men. Scholarship says ... Read More
A small group of like-minded Jews: I like this Wikipedia definition of the Hebrew word chavurah, which comes from chaver, meaning friend or ... Read More
It takes a certain amount of chutzpah to write a column called How to Jew when you are not a rabbi or a teacher and were not even born into the ... Read More
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