Category: soul-searching

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 →

Peneda-Geres National Park


My husband never sets an alarm to wake him for the work day, and somehow he gets up with enough time to spare. Me, on the other hand, I lift out of bed with a start, once my alarm beckons. I can’t leave it to chance, worried I won’t wake in time. Dan never worries. He simply lets life unfold,… Read more →