Article Archive for Year 2013
“Should old acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind?” This question is posed by the classic New Year’s Eve song Auld Lang Syne.
When a guy – let’s say me, for the sake of argument – is lacking a romantic partner, every bit of attention he gets from any woman, even a complete stranger, takes on heightened significance and pleasure.
Of the ten plagues that devastated the land of Egypt, the plague of darkness appears to be the most benign.
Zmirot are the songs that celebrate the holiness and beauty of Shabbat.
Every legal system, including halacha (Jewish law), has its letter of the law, its spirit of the law, and the gray areas in-between.
To students of Jewish philosophy, the works of Franz Rosenzweig are a must read.
Jews of the 21st century may comment, or even grumble, about the pervasiveness of Christmas in our society, but, let’s be honest, in this day and age, the effects of the holiday season are rather benign.
In the world of new holidays known to many only through the internet, today is “Roots Day.”
JDate gave me the opportunity to show people who I am, before seeing my disability.