Mesorah (Jewish stuff)

Spiritual Materialism

The winners of the sectioned-plate giveaway are announced at the bottom of the post, so if that’s all you’re here for, scroll on down! It’s really amazing what you can get used to living without.  Like the time our oven door was broken and I had to cook everything on the stovetop until it was… Continue reading Spiritual Materialism

Torah Tuesdays

Torah Tuesdays: Speaking well of others

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, the three weeks, and within them, the nine days, are some of the saddest days on the Jewish calendar.  Many of the calamities that have befallen the Jewish people (and oh, have there been a lot of those) originated from events that occurred during this time period.  These sad… Continue reading Torah Tuesdays: Speaking well of others