Denominational lines were something foreign to me growing up in a place where there were too few Jews to draw distinctions between them. [This is in the past tense because now some seem to hold differently.] You could have different beliefs, different practices, different realities, etc. and it didn’t change the fact that we all… Continue reading Different kinds of Orthodoxies
When I log on to my ever-trusted Hebcal.com to check out exactly when candle lighting time is, I see the announcement that the first night of Chanukah is coming up. It made me smile. For one thing, Cappuccina (Leo’s younger sister) has been very excited about Chanukah and for another, it’s one of my… Continue reading Chanukah is coming!