Category Archives: bagels

5 Kislev is here

Today is MY MOM’s yahrzeit. It was one year ago according to the Hebrew calendar that she died. Last night when I got home I lit the yahrzeit candle and opened a bottle of MY MOM’s favorite wine, Kendall Jackson chardonnay. … Continue reading

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This is the end

Tonight when I get home I will light a yartzeit candle to mark one year since MY MOM died. Tomorrow I will stand and say the Mourner’s Kaddish as I’ve done all year. What a ridiculous year it has been. … Continue reading

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The piñata effect

Benjamin Franklin said, “in this life nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” This post is dedicated to you, reader, because I know that there is no way to be immune from death. Ben Franklin said … Continue reading

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I am not a morning person

This morning I had a meeting at school at 7:30am. I did not get up at any earlier than usual. I did bathe (you’re welcome classmates). The challenge for me is not the waking up, it is the being around … Continue reading

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The Bagel Wars

You may not be aware of this, but people have a lot of opinions about bagels. Recently at TS there has been a lot of controversy about bagels. Every morning that we serve breakfast after minyan (Monday to Friday and … Continue reading

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