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Many years ago I watched the movie Sophie's Choice and I have never forgotten the painful choice Sophie had to make and how it haunted her. The thought of ever being placed in a position like Sophie t...
7/31/13 at 9:51 PM Odds and ends...1000 words or less. 1/3/12 at 2:28 PM
writing wednesdays: hebrew school
Today, I'm sharing one of the recent pieces I wrote for The Forum. Here's a hint: The book Fran Weintraub uses to teach beginning Hebrew at Temple Beth El in Fargo is shown. (Carrie Sny...
4/24/13 at 12:05 AM
The Jewish people celebrate Passover as a commemoration of their liberation over 3,300 years ago by God from slavery in ancient Egypt that was ruled by the Pharaohs, and their birth as a nation under...
3/26/13 at 2:40 AM
Flensburg Files News Flyer 5 September 2012
There were a lot of events that happened while I was on hiatus for a few weeks, two of which were spent back in Flensburg and the surrounding area with my family. Most of the events have a zero at the...
9/5/12 at 8:25 AM
Get Me to the Church on Time -- Or, Not
There is this pervasive, and perverse, belief in Christian communities that one of the hallmarks of a true believer is the tendency to get up early-- really early, say 5 a.m. or 4:30. Otherwise, yo...
8/29/12 at 2:24 PM
A Week When Matzo Brei Got Me By
Each week I'm usually up for a handful of home-cooked meals. A couple during the week, a Friday night experiment, and a more elaborate Sunday supper. After trying my first taste of matzo brei at Temp...
5/6/12 at 8:12 AM Weekend Culinary Overload: Passage to India (Again!), JL Beers, & A Gourmet Jewish Brunch 4/30/12 at 6:42 AM