Salvador Litvak·6 min read
Mom could be half way to that higher world, like someone having a mystical experience or an NDE. The difference is that her altered state began gradually, and never stops.
Salvador Litvak·7 min read
As the sun set over the stadium, we were treated to an astounding sight. A pulsating rainbow arced across the sky. We said a blessing and then looked away. The Talmud says one shouldn’t gaze at a rainbow, a teaching that has troubled me in the past...
Salvador Litvak·4 min read
It’s not that we need single Jewish women to dress in white and dance in the vineyards, where they'll be joined by single Jewish men who’ve reprioritized their superficial values... Actually, that’s not a bad idea. What really needs to happen, however, is that we all seize the magnificent, spiritual opportunity of Tu b’Av, an ancient holiday now all but unknown.