Tehilla Goldberg
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When headlines started pouring in about Israel and Prime Minister Netanyahu rejecting the American Conservative and Reform communities by denying them a place to pray at the Kotel, I was upset. I … more
For many years I have made a concerted effort to be more punctual. I used to be terrible and I really worked on it. In my mind 10 or even 15 minutes was still within the realm of punctuality. … more
With all the reunification celebrations taking place, I figured that one more Jerusalem column can’t hurt. Here’s a little vignette to illustrate my Jerusalem Syndrome. Besides my … more
I missed being born in Jerusalem by one year. We moved there when I was a year old. My birthplace is Boston. But I always felt I was “of Jerusalem” or, as one would be known in Israel, a … more
A few weeks back, as I was reading an op-ed in the New York Times, my temperature began to rise. Here is the opening sentence: “Having spent the last 15 years in an Israeli prison, I have … more
This time of year compresses so much of Jewish emotion and history. Beginning with Yom HaShoah Ve-Hagvura (Holocaust Day) and continuing into the feeling of a “yoma arichta” (extended … more
I’ve been saddled with a major case of FOMO (fear of missing out). I watched as Facebook lit up with picture after picture of AIPAC’s Israel Village and its policy conference’s … more
It gets harder and harder with each prayer project. As I get older, when disappointment and painful silence of unanswered prayers stares you in the face, you feel quieter and more humbled each … more
With Purim around the corner, sweet pastries and treats come to mind. When it came to Purim baking, my beloved Hungarian Bubbie took out all the stops. Slaving for weeks, she baked many labor … more
I am usually not one to dip into politics. Certainly this past election, more contentious than any other in my life, I would want to stay away from even more strongly. But since the heated topic that … more
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