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Jewish Holidays

Strength in Fragility

With the summer’s end, my hands will no longer be gritty from tucking tangled roots into the soil, from weeding out invaders and doling out compost.

Cracked Egg Surrounded by Greenery

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A cracked egg surrounded by greenery.

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A cracked egg surrounded by greenery.

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Climb Every Mountain

I am starting a new tradition, right here, right now.

A Couch and Mountain

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An image of a yellow couch in front of a mountain.

Photo by thedailyenglishshow via Flickr.

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An image of a yellow couch in front of a mountain.

Photo by thedailyenglishshow via Flickr.

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The Plea for Parnussah

On Rosh Hashanah we re-enthrone the Sovereign King in order to perpetuate the ancient world order. But what happens when this particular male-dominant, top down world order is reversed?

Business Person

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An image of a business person is a suit, adjusting a tie.

Photo by David Levitz (_Davo_) via Flickr.

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An image of a business person is a suit, adjusting a tie.

Photo by David Levitz (_Davo_) via Flickr.

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Pomegranate and Vanilla-Honey Parfait

Food is never simply food on a Jewish table. Rather, it’s symbolic and carries meaning that goes beyond the sum of its parts.

Leaving In Order To Return

Though still in the month of Elul, we are approaching Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. We are leaving 5772 behind and will soon enter 5773.

Image of Exit by G. Orcha

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An image of an arrow pointing to the word "EXIT."


Photo by G. Orcha.

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An image of an arrow pointing to the word "EXIT."


Photo by G. Orcha.

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Sarah's Choice

One recent summer weekend, my life—or my awareness of its imperatives—underwent a radical shift. My 28-year-old son was away at the beach with friends.

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