Tehilla Goldberg
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When complex issues arise, we often turn to Jewish sources to understand what the Jewish perspective might be. Life decisions based on the definition of brain death, for example, are important to … more
A few weeks ago, the school I am currently teaching at, Solomon Schechter School of Manhattan, had the honor and pleasure of receiving a brief visit from the Israeli government minister Naftali … more
It seems the entire world is reeling from the heinous terror attacks in Paris. Paris. The City of Light. Of beautiful romance. Culture. And culinary delights. And so, the entire world mourns with … more
The apple is a rite of fall. I thought I was already experiencing the perfect fall day after a walk around Central Park’s reservoir. Encircled with soft-rounded ablaze-in-color trees, framed by … more
Let’s see. Who was the first leader who thought up the idea of genocide of the Jews? Was it Pharaoh in Egypt? Haman in Persia? The Arab leader, the Mufti of Jerusalem? Or was it Hitler? I am … more
I concluded my last column by weakly writing “Maybe.” I wanted to believe that maybe there was still hope for a positive new year, maybe the savage surge in terrorism on the streets of … more
When the holiday came to a close last Tuesday, I was scared to turn on the news. Throughout this holiday it seemed like things were spiraling out of control with difficult news from Israel. It … more
This summer I reread one of my favorite Israeli authors, S.Y. Agnon. Of course, in order to receive the full delight and experience of this Nobel Laureate’s writing, you need to read him in the … more
The melodies of the Days of Awe engulf me. Long before arriving to shul for formal prayers, I am preparing myself with the tunes and melodies, singing them to myself. Often I occupy myself with the … more
As a little girl, when I thought of bees, my immediate association was: bee sting. And to do anything and everything to avoid that predicament. I still remember once delaying Rabbi Twerski (of … more
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