Tehilla Goldberg
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When people jogged or ran, back in the 1980s and 1990s, it was mostly for the utilitarian purpose of staying fit. Running was exercise. Now, when people commit to run a marathon, there often is a … more
Every year, as the yahrzeit of Yitzhak Rabin rolls around, subconsciously I feel some level of discomfort and tension. Like every other Israeli, remember that terrible day in 1995 all too well. It … more
Phew! I’m glad to know the beloved library has not been sworn off. Books and a love of reading have been with me since I was little. Growing up in a tiny matchbox of a Jerusalem apartment, my … more
After the jokes of Bereshit sermons fade away — “And G-d uttered, zul zayn azoy, and it was so,” or “And G-d created the heavens and the earth and all the rest was made in … more
You know the scene from the movie “Back To The Future” where the lady is holding a can with a rattling coin, calling: “Save the clock tower! Save the clock tower!” Well, I … more
Part of the charm of Sukkot is the shuk arba minim, the chaos of the lulav and etrog market. The narrow window of time for this ad hoc religio-enterprenuerial market is just as soon as Yom Kippur … more
These days of awe are such an interweaving of botha pragmatic and spiritual preparation. As I weave and braid another challah, as I drench a rosette challah wreath with another layer of honey glaze, … more
This probably won’t be true for the next generation, and perhaps it’s only the case for New Yorkers or many of us who called New York home for a good chunk of our lives, but remembering … more
Even before the first blast of the shofar ushered in the month of Elul, in Israel it was the midnight sounds of the melodious selichot, the penitential prayers at the Western Wall, that welcomed the … more
For a few years now, I’ve been bothered by the “Alt-left” and the hypocritical silence of the liberal community toward it. I fail to understand how people rationalize its extremism, … more
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