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Tehilla R. Goldberg

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    Golds, emeralds, crimsons

    Every few years I get lucky. The way my travel chips fall, I get two fall foliage seasons in, one in Colorado and then a second one by the time […]

    Too much power

    The other day Facebook went down. It was inaccessible. It turned out to be an interesting social experiment. Seeing people’s different reactions was illuminating. It...

    Inclusivity

    By the time you read this, the holiday of Simchat Torah will have passed. So I suppose this will be more of a reflection for future Simchat Torahs. But today, […]

    Who are the real sukkah guests?

    I caressed the old sukkah decorations and felt that tinge of nostalgia when, yearly, you rummage among the box of sukkah adornments and find and reconnect with the...

    Incredible Arab courage

    I’m grateful to the Israeli security personnel who captured the escaped terrorists, including arch terrorist Zakaria Zubeidi. But the story of their capture has an...

    Shmita: relinquishing the sense of control

    By the time you are reading this, shmita, the sabbatical year in Israel, or the seventh year (Shvi’it), will have already commenced and will be in its first week. When...

    Word-filled and wordless

    ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5782 SECTION D PAGE 19 In the waning days of this Jewish calendar year, it feels like Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, with their themes and meaning...

    For one single soldier

    Selichot, the word for sacred Elul prayers leading up to Rosh Hashanah, are known as “penitential prayers” in English. In Hebrew, Selichot has a different vibe...

    Only a matter of time

    Never in my lifetime have I seen such dramatic national scenes of such painful desperation. Not that I am comparing the politics (although there’s food for thought...

    People of the book — and the body

    It’s interesting, normally an event that over-celebrates people’s accomplishments by measuring their physical attributes wouldn’t speak to me. It’s emotional...