Monthly Archives: February 2012

They Say He’s Alot Like Me In Some Respects

He’s only 16 months old, but he looks like a little man.  Part of that is his size, and part is owing to the way his mom and dad dress and care for him.  He tends to be pretty serious … Continue reading

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David Gelernter Goes to Shul with Frank Lloyd Wright

What a marvelous article gracing the cover of the Winter 2012 issue of the Jewish Review of Books by David Gelernter!  I could go on and on about it, but you’re better off going straight to Gelernter’s gem here.

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All Braun and Some Brain

Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg stand out as iconic figures among Jews who have played the game of baseball in America at its highest level.  There have however been many, many more non-descript players who would have retired in total … Continue reading

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What Did I Forget?

Ever have a nagging feeling that you’ve left something important behind?  We’ve begun the process of shipping some things ahead for our stay on Clearwater Beach.  Invariably we pack too much, but we’ve come to feel like it’s a home … Continue reading

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Renewal

March’s equinox is slowly approaching, when the earth seems illuminated just a bit more brightly.  It is a time rich with blessings and traditions, celebrated in a wide variety of religions. Abigail Brenner, a psychiatrist, wrote a beautiful piece about the … Continue reading

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Optimism

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I’m In With The Lin Crowd

Count me in with the growing number of admirers, if not fans of the New York Knicks’ Jeremy Lin. Though it’s hard to root for a team rising in the East that may overtake this year’s too-good-to-be-true Sixers, the SI … Continue reading

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