When I was very young, I read Exodus, a novel by Leon Uris. I realize that 'serious' literature people will scoff, because Uris' style is somewhat florid...but that novel changed my life forever. I learned Hebrew because I wanted to speak the language of the nation of Israel...and I learned quite a bit about Judaism because … Continue reading

     My greatest fear…biggest fear…fear that began to consume me when my daughter was born…the fear was that I would die before she grew up. Who, I asked myself, would love her like I do? Who would teach her the beautiful things in life? Who would hone her already razor-sharp wit and help her … Continue reading