Tehilla Goldberg
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With Rosh Hashana at the doorstep, culinary markers accompany Elul’s piercing shofar blasts and the recitation of Selichot prayers. Aside from the endearing ritual of the classic simanim … more
Although his life is the sum of its very different parts, it is the recent ending as president, the shining ending, by which many remember him now … more
Every time the Olympics rolls around, I want to believe in it. I want to partake in it from afar and cheer this idea of humanity coming together in the spirit of sportsmanship. When it’s the … more
I inherited my love of the movie “Chariots of Fire” from my father. I can watch it a million times (for the running beach scene with that gorgeous stacatto music alone). But the theme, … more
This week we’ve begun The Three Weeks — or ben ha-metzarim (literally, “between the narrow places).” On most Shabbatot, the Torah narrative that is read in synagogue is … more
We experience different levels of surprise and shock. Regardless of how intellectually internalized something is, once it takes place, it is a different story. The radical Islamist ideology that … more
It always was and always will be unforgivable: The heartrending story of Yaldei Teiman, the Children of Yemen. At some point when I was young, I became aware of this dark chapter in Israel’s … more
After Newtown, the collective grief was overwhelming, I couldn’t bear to write about it. What, really, could one say about a massacre of little school children? At the time, I thought, after … more
I was in a taxicab in Israel around the time of the second intifada and the driver was talking about … more
These are the words of Isaiah 52: “Uri, uri … Yerushalayim Ir Ha-kodesh, Awake, awake, O Zion! Clothe yourself in splendor. Put on your robes of majesty, Jerusalem, holy … more
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