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.
Guest blogger MyrtleRising shares her views on a new tell-all book about Rabbi Eliezer Berland, called One in a Generation: Into Exile.
Like Alice Through the Looking Glass, somehow a malfunction occurred in my Pesach outing plans, and I ended up tripping through the glass into the Land of Money.
Pesach lends itself to ‘extreme’ behavior, and nowhere more so than in the kitchen, as Nesanel Yoel Safran discovers.
Pre-Pesach is the time when you blurt out things you’ll regret for the next 50 years, about ‘never liking his mother anyway!’
My German grandmother’s beloved hazelnut torte turned out to be the perfect (and easy to prepare!) Passover dessert.
Jacob Dinezon’s Yiddish blockbuster from 150 years’ ago still has some very relevant messages and ideas for the Jewish world today.
In any situation, including writing a book review, where one must protect someone from harm, there are five rules that govern what one may say.
My dreams – strangled, my hopes – trampled / ensnared in shadows.