Mesorah (Jewish stuff)

What’s Religion Doing in My Closet?

One of the things that most appeals to me about Judaism is its attention to detail and its involvement in daily life.  It’s not just something I do once a week, or on the holidays, or when I’m overcome by a feeling of religious fervor.  It’s not something only the priestly class is involved with.… Continue reading What’s Religion Doing in My Closet?

Mesorah (Jewish stuff)

the aroma of actions

What if everything we did in private had a public manifestation, so that our behavior would be broadcast to everyone who saw us?  Like with smoking, for instance.  Even though a person may not be presently holding a cigarette (or cigar, pipe etc.), there is an odor which lingers on the clothing, the hair, the… Continue reading the aroma of actions