You never know what’s going to be that sweet spot of your wonderus entry point. You could have fooled me on this one. Last summer I was a volunteer gleaner at Apple Field Farm in Stow, MA. The owner, Farmer Ray, began our glean with one of his spontaneous quick talks. One image permeated my attention. […]

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י״א בתשרי ה׳תשפ״ב (September 17, 2021)

The festival of Shavuot (which starts this Sunday) is known as Z’man Matan Toratenu – “The time of the giving of our Torah.” Also a celebration of the wheat harvest, it has become primarily a commemoration of the revelation of the Torah at Mount Sinai to Moses and the Israelites. It is noteworthy that that is a […]

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ח׳ בסיון ה׳תשפ״א (May 19, 2021)

This past summer I built a greenhouse in my backyard. It was a Covid gift from a friend who was clearing out his shed. He texted me a picture and asked if I wanted it, and a couple of hours later it appeared on my porch, still in the box. After the disbelief, awe, planning, […]

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י״ט באייר ה׳תשפ״א (May 1, 2021)