The Accidental Shadchan

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I’ve always been skeptical about “love at first sight” stories. Instant attraction is one thing, but I never believed that true love, the real deal, could blossom the instant one person first set eyes… Read more

Story Time

by | in Opinion

We all know the midrash: Once upon a time, many, many Rosh Hashanahs ago, Hashem looked into the Torah and used it as a blueprint to make the world—to make us. Read more

The Fifth Son

by | in Opinion

Their name was pronounced Peshevorsky. I have no idea how it was spelled. Neither do I know their first names. I addressed them as “Mr. and Mrs. Peshevorsky.” It was such a mouthful; I had to practice… Read more

How Was Your Davening?

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Every year, as certainly as Rosh Hashanah occurs on the first two days of Tishrei and Yom Kippur occurs on the tenth, my friends and co-workers ask, “How was your davening?” And every year, just as… Read more