A Bisl Torah

A Bisl Torah

Taco Tuesday

Our family members went around the table to discuss their favorite Jewish holidays. I love Sukkot. Our older children gave solid explanations for Hanukkah and Passover. And finally, with a serious expression, our youngest proclaimed, “My favorite holiday is Taco Tuesday.” Although we laughed, my husband and I can’t decide if we failed or succeeded […]

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The Missing Piece

Some people lose socks in the laundry. Others constantly lose their spare key. My family can’t seem to assemble a complete puzzle. No matter what, there is always one puzzle piece missing. I would understand if there were a puzzle missing a few pieces or two puzzles jumbled together in the same box. But repeatedly, […]

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Birthday in Quarantine

Five months ago, I never would have imagined celebrating a birthday during a pandemic. Five months ago, I never would have imagined planning for Rosh Hashanah, the birthday of the world, in the midst of quarantine. Five months ago, I never would have imagined wishing summer away so that the semblance of school brings back […]

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