Category: soul-searching


Turning 45

The numbers keep climbing, and as my father says, “It’s better than the alternative.” I’m growing older. That’s a good thing, right? And as the numbers click higher each year, and I blow out candles and make wishes for health, happiness and love, I feel like I’m racing to a finish line lurking somewhere out there but I don’t know… Read more →

Beans in ceramic cup

Story Vs. Law

What is the interplay between story and law? The anecdote and scene, the strict ladder of if then, what? Now, people are arguing over beans and rice, whether to eat them or not on Passover. It’s just the Conservative Jews, those who care about law but believe we have the right and the wisdom to interpret it. The Orthodox, in… Read more →