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Davar Torah on my brother Robert’s yahrzeit

June 28, 2019


This is a Davar Torah or sermon (click on link) I gave at Park Slope Jewish Center┬áduring Shabbat morning services on June 22, 2019, which was my brother Robert’s 26th yahrzeit (death anniversary) on the Jewish calendar. I gave a shorter version of the same talk at AltShul two weeks earlier.

Travelogues by Poets

June 16, 2019


The Diaries of Lea Goldberg translated by Tsipi Keller. The Hebrew poet’s travelogue of her 1937 trip to Italy If you like travel blogs by poets try this one by National Poetry Series winner┬áKaren Swenson.