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Convoluted Kaddish for a Complicated Relation

[note: this post is 2-3 times longer than usual] “Oy, es iz shver tsu zayn a Yid!” — Oy, it’s hard to be a Jew The world changed in large and subtle ways in early November. The day before the U.S. election I received a short e-mail from a distant cousin in Munich. She told me that her … Continue reading

Notes from a Liminal Space

Even though my body is still in Denver, I feel like I’m in a netherworld, between what was and what will be when I return from the Camino.  It’s a wide openness I once feared but am now learning to inhabit.  Suspending an identity is equally freeing and disconcerting.  Yom Kippur, which ended tonight, amplified … Continue reading

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