I’ve got to hand one thing to contemporary commies: Many of them put out some decent records. Because I am… Read more La tristesse durera
Having been blessed with a rather large sukkah on the back deck of this new house, I am in Sukkot… Read more Sukkah Sparks
Here’s something I wrote last week for the Jewish Journal: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg’s son, one of the Cold War’s most… Read more JD for JJ
This, from 19 years ago (OMG), has aged very well.
Presented without comment: These are right next to each other on Pico Boulevard.
Stopped for Shabbat supplies en route to the beach. The cashier at the Mexican food warehouse was visibly unimpressed with… Read more Judged
What’s it called when it’s a selfie someone else is taking of you both? Whatever those are called, I always… Read more Not-Selfies
I am always bombarding David Suissa with lists of my friends he has to have on the David Suissa Podcast.… Read more Two Mensches
Walking away from the First Station in Jerusalem.
The middle child nailed it: “It’s Mitzrayim with gift shops,” she said after seeing the Luxor’s pyramid, sphinx, and obelisk.… Read more Vegas girls
Photo of the moon, taken by me in Hawaii with the help of a telescope, which reminds me of the… Read more The Rav on Numinous vs. Kerygmatic Man
Beshalach is such an eventful parsha, and I love its soundtrack: The song sung upon crossing the Sea of Reeds.… Read more Shirat HaYam / Song of the Sea
While I always think I could never possibly like any newfangled versions of prayers and hymns, occasionally I am proven… Read more And I Awake: Adon Olam
One of my favorite things in the world – and I really mean that – is to observe learned people… Read more One People, Two Worlds