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
Layers of soot and smoldering ash coat every alley.
We can have access to sights, sounds, and senses that lie outside of our present spectrum, and it is very likely that therein lie the answers to questions we as individuals and as a community are so much in need of.
Recipes from Gabel’s table: Tu Bishvat cocktails When someone thinks about planting an apple tree, what does he see in his mind? The roots? No. The branches? Uh, uh. Not the leaves, unless maybe they’re especially beautiful. Not even the blossoms. He imagines the sweet, luscious homegrown fruit. This is interesting, because while the fruit Read more