The knee bone’s connected to the…skin? Yes, it is. And a holistic view of the body and its functions is firmly rooted in Jewish spirituality. The soul and the body […]
Baking a “schlissel challah” for the first Shabbos after Pesach is a beloved Hassidic custom. Surprisingly, it’s been ardently disputed by one online author as to the custom’s Jewish bona fides. His […]
Love does mean having to say you’re sorry…at least sometimes. A person should rise in live—not fall in love. True Jewish love isn’t about having your desires fulfilled by someone […]
One of my favorite stories as a child was Ray Bradbury’s A Sound of Thunder. It is the story of time-travel tourism in which a hunter pays an enormous fee […]
Is a Greek Hanukkah possible? Depends what we mean by “Greek”. But some delicious Greek-Jewish rice cakes are always in order.