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Debating Seder – for Mireille Knoll

What is Seder? A time to leave doors open like Mireille Knoll, late of Paris: “If she could have she would have welcomed the entire world into her home” entertain anyone who has a mother though she survived the Nazis, … Continue reading

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The Perfect Egg

What makes the egg so perfect? What makes it possible to even use that word, in such imperfect times? Could it be Spring itself that elevates anything which encompasses shape, symbol and sustenance in a single entity? Bring it on, … Continue reading

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Swing it, Miriam

I am imagining a little skit of two Jewish women kvetching at Passover.  They talk about how nothing changes: the degradation in Egypt, known as Mizraim, is not the distant past, but same old, same old: “Mizraim, Mizraim? We’re always … Continue reading

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