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A broken Shofar for Rosh Hashana – שופר שבור לראש השנה

Many say that this Rosh Hashana is like no other, then again, which day is like anyone?? It is told about Abraham that he was ba bayamim”, and commentators says this means “he came with all his days”, so that … Continue reading

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CA Girl in NY, Week 4: Vignettes from Yeshiva Life before Rosh Hashana

Vignette When I packed my “shmates” – assorted loosely fitting clothes, more than a few acquired as treasures in second hand and thrift stores – many ended up in the giveaway bag because “that’s not how people dress in NY”. … Continue reading

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Few Thoughts for Rosh Hashana

I spend Shabbat rummaging through a box of old letters from the mid-late 1980’s to mid 1990’s, real letters, thin paper, bluish aerograms, (a word that Microsoft Word doesn’t even know), glorious postcards from around the globe, colorful cards, beautiful … Continue reading

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