Monthly Archives: August 2012

Considering seven-and-a-half years of daily Talmud study – NYTimes.com

Considering seven-and-a-half years of daily Talmud study – NYTimes.com.

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Elul 1: Break a Damaging Pattern

Day #2 of the journey. Well, the sun has set on Elul the first — and the clock says it’s past midnight and therefore Monday — so here’s a short one.  In the coming year I’ll try to catch myself … Continue reading

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You’re Invited on a 60-Day Journey

This year I decided to blog my 60-day journey so I could invite readers to join in. Ready? Continue reading

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Cheating Adults

Cheating — when it’s totally different from English, looks funny, and goes backwards. Continue reading

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Holiday of Love: Happy Tu b’Av

Happy Tu b’Av!  “Tu” is an abbreviation for the number 15, and “Av”is the current Jewish month.  This holiday is about  matchmaking, finding true love, and dancing in white.  So, “Happy 15th of Av!” Note the full moon, which indicates … Continue reading

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