Monthly Archives: November 2010

There’s nothing to eat.

How many times have we stood in front of the fridge and uttered those words? A friend of mine told about how she, in a fit of conscience, got her family to agree not to buy another thing at the grocery store until they ate every bite of food in th… Continue reading

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Sitting Shiva in the Sand

My mother died, and she wasn???t Jewish. I am, and sometime after I converted, it occurred to me to wonder, ???Do I sit shiva if my mom passes away? ??? The word shiva comes from the Hebrew word for ???seven??? and refers to the week of intense mourning jus… Continue reading

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