Retelling our Family Stories

Retelling our Family Stories By Lauren Bloomberg This week’s Torah portion is Emor, from the book of Leviticus. The word Emor means “say” and emor appears three times in the first sentence of portion: “And Adonai said to Moses: Say to the priests, the sons of Aaron,...

Order in the Chaos

Order in the Chaos By Jeff Clark The first time I finished all four cups of wine at a seder, I vomited on my cousins’ front porch.  One year we tried making a shidduch between family friends at our seder table. One got horribly ill, there was an argument about...