Showing posts from January, 2017

Staring in the Mirror: a birthday, a yahrzeit, a very good day

Eight years is a long time.   Eight doesn’t seem like a special number at first, unless you’re Chinese, and then, I’m told, it’s extremely lucky.  But even in Judaism, eight is a special number: it m… Read more

Six reasons I won’t sign online petitions… do you?

Are you swamped with online petitions?  I am.Through email, Facebook and other social media, it seems like I’m constantly being asked to click through and add my “signature” to one thing or another. … Read more

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