It feels funny telling people that Lag b’Omer is my favorite holiday. I mean, officially it’s not even a holiday at all. It has no ‘halachos’, other than not saying tachanun, and it doesn’t even have the traditional signature foods that give the Yomim Tovim so much flavor. But, what can I say? There’s just Read more
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Light your Shabbos candles
And let me hear your voice.
“How did you feel about it?” she asked.
I see groups of friends gathered over four cups of wine, matzah, and simple food, talking about what is oppressing us and brainstorming about how to counter it.
Not too hurried / to catch the full moon / slide above a navy cloud
Here is good, yes? We are one, yes?
This person is a human who is created in the image of Hashem, and their worth is far greater than that of “a clerk in a bank”.
The more you research the history of the Modern USA, the more you find a country built on the assumption that ‘white Christians’ are superior to everyone else.
Note to self: always eat the food that Israelis offer you. Also, when you’re in a position to help, don’t inquire politely; just barge in.
The fire burned so brightly in the eyes of the Rachmastrivka Rebbe, Yisroel Mordechai Twerski, that I found it hard to meet his gaze.