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Sukkot

After the rigors of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, it is hard to believe — but Sukkot is upon us. To be surrounded by the Divine Presence, paradoxically via a […]

Netanyahu tells it like it is

Not in a long time have lovers of Israel and democracy been able to feel proud of an Israeli prime minister. Golda Meir provided such moments. Menachem Begin provided...

Jerry Carr, 1930-2009

It wasn’t just that Jerry Carr was scrupulously honest and forthright, always saying what he thought, never leaving you guessing where he stood. It was much deeper than...

Unexpected results

JACOB Tessler, who lived in Jerusalem, had a large family — 10 children. However, he lived in a very small apartment of two bedrooms, one for him and his wife

The secret ingredient

Break out that bounty! It’s Sukkot! We are here to celebrate the autumn harvest of fruits. The colorful crops we have amassed. Be they in produce, in life, in...

Reflections on the death of my mother

My mother, Hilda Prager, died on Rosh Hashanah. Because she has consumed my thoughts since then, I thought I would share some of them with my readers. 1. On the...

Fall harvest

Sukkot — the feast of booths. We tend to associate the holiday exclusively with its literal meaning – an outside abode, reminiscent of the temporary dwellings...

Bridges

“Gesher tzar me’od — The world is a very narrow bridge” (Rebbe Nachman of Breslov) FOR 10 days now, our lives are just a little bit different from any other...

Differences of opinions

Dear Tzviling, Your column — especially the one about the seven habits of successful shidduchim — inspired me to write to you. You see, I’m going out with a very...

What is Yom Kippur?

What is Yom Kippur? It is about no longer punishing oneself, torturing oneself. It is about letting go. What is Yom Kippur? It is about forgiveness. Including, forgiving...