Four lepers bring the news to the guards at the gate of Samaria These days words are cheap.  The bulk of this week’s parasha...

Some thirty years ago, when I first made aliyah, a debate broke out in the dining hall of the WUJS ulpan.  About one hundred newbie Israelis, all recent...

Dressing it up.  Dressing it down. Miniature from a manuscript of Maimonides’ Mishneh Torah, c. 1470 Like most of our friends and relatives, we have...

On the Nature of Sacrifice and Potato Chips Rut-Shira (see granddaughter3@Schwartz.co.org –  or maybe that should be co.disorg)...

Putting it on the table this Shabbat.