Tag Archives: Jewish

The Irresistible Wreath

I WAS NOT THE KIND OF JEWISH KID who nagged my parents for a Christmas tree. To this day, I’ve never had one, and I’ve always been OK with that. Christmas trees can be beautiful, for sure, and I would … Continue reading

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A Jew’s Christmas

I LOVE BEING JEWISH AT CHRISTMAS TIME. No pressure. I love the lights and the wreaths and the smug sense that I don’t have to exert any effort. Growing up, I once asked my father if we could have a … Continue reading

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Shul on the Hill

I MAY HAVE FOUND MY SYNAGOGUE here on the East End (I say ‘may’ because I’m still shopping around). I went to Yom Kippur services at Temple Adas Israel in Sag Harbor, the oldest synagogue on Long Island (if you … Continue reading

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