“Live life in a state of radical amazement… Get up every morning and look at the world in a way that takes nothing for granted.” (Rabbi Abraham Heschel)
Newspapers and politicians in the Arab world are singing an old song: Jews drink Gentile blood. They didn’t invent the melody, but apparently it’s a catchy tune. For centuries, Jews have been accused of ritually killing Christians, particularly children, to drink their blood or, more famously, bake it into Passover matzos. You know, for that […]
George Handy (born George Joseph Hendleman) was born on January 17, 1920 and died on January 8, 1997. In between, he made music.
By Levi Yitzchak of Berdichev Where I wander – You! Where I ponder – You! Only You everywhere, You, always, You. You, You, You. When I am gladdened – You! And when I am saddened – You! Only You, everywhere You! You, You, You. Sky is You! Earth is You! You above! You below! In […]
In Jewish Folklore, parents do not invent a name for, or give one to, their children. The name was there all along, and the parents ought to do their best to find it. Sometimes things get in the way despite the best intentions, and we have to find our name for ourselves. Jerome Solon Felder, […]