Trees and Forests Are you a tree person or a forest person? Now I know you live in neither, but dwell in an apartment or (if you’re lucky) a house. But what I mean is, that some of us are naturally inclined to focus on the details (or, ‘trees’) of life, while others focus on […]
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Observant Women Need to Have a Place in the Performing Arts Ninoska Ravid is Executive Producer and Chief Executive Officer of the Women in Theatre (WIT) organization. Recently, I caught up with Ninoska backstage at WIT’s latest sell-out show in Modiin, Fiddler on the Roof. Ninoska, can you tell us a little bit about yourself? […]
Dating in the electronic age: A Poem by R. Levy
So what if we’re snooty?
It is a Tree of Life to those who hold to it…. The history of Am Yisrael, like the Torah we hold to, may be likened to the growth of a sturdy tree through its seasons.
And then I behold
The most beautiful sight,
In our community, trees were sparse – and precious.
“What! Are you saying I don’t get my share unless I visit that garden of hers twice a month?” demanded Mrs Owen. “That’s insane!”
“Big plants are horribly expensive. You do understand that, don’t you?”
Twenty years ago, my brother and I emigrated from the Soviet Union. He left for Israel, and I came to America. We haven’t seen each other ever since. Until now, of course, and even that was an accident