What Cancer Has Taught Me

Rosh Hashanah September 9, 2010   As the Yiddish saying goes, “Mentsch tracht, und Gott lacht: Man plans, and God laughs.”   How true.  How true.   I have always thought of myself as healthy, not invulnerable or immune to illness, but as someone with a lot of energy, stamina and strong will power. Tumors, …

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Dancing with Elijah

Rosh Hashana Evening September 8, 2010   Although no book in the Bible bears his name, and no writings are attributed to him, there are more legends and stories in Jewish folklore about Elijah than any other Biblical hero.  Most of us associate of Elijah with being a visitor at our Passover seders.   Throughout …

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