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A Pandemic Blessing and Prayer

Ever since Lilah, our oldest child, was born, Adira and I have sung a prayer called “B’shem Hashem (The Angel Song)” to our children each night at bedtime, using a melody from Rabbi Solomon Carlebach. It’s a lovely ritual, but … Continue reading

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Three Essentials to Pack for Your Journey – Kol Nidrei 2017

“Birth is a beginning/ and death a destination./ And life is a journey.” The notion that our lives are a journey, and that we, in our fallibility, might have gone off course, haunts us each Yom Kippur. On eight separate … Continue reading

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My 1st Year of Fatherhood: What I’ve Learned

Today is my first (and, at the moment, only) daughter’s 1st birthday. A bittersweet opportunity to reflect on the year that was, I wanted to share some of things that I learned in this first year of fatherhood: The most basic … Continue reading

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