The Women of the Wall will be celebrating 25 years of women praying aloud at the Kotel… at the Kotel. Will you be there?
Sinners and the Sea, a new book by Twin Cities native Rebecca Kanner, is a look at the Torah story of Noah through the eyes of his wife.
As someone who previously had no particular interest in diamonds or the diamond trade, I was pleasantly surprised with how engaging and informative this book is.
The book meanders, dipping its toes into the waters of several theories about why people do what they believe is the right thing. The book thus attempts to be broad but lacks depth or meaning.
How do you raise an empowered and egalitarian daughter in the face of the marketing onslaught of pink and pretty, Disney Princesses, and toddler fashion shows? A review of Peggy Orenstein’s book.
I was surprised when three or four people said something like, “I don’t read, but my favorite movie is…” Wait, what? What do you mean you don’t read?
If you come across this book this summer, it may be worth your while to pick it up and give it a try. But I can’t recommend it wholeheartedly, and I wouldn’t advise you to go out of your way to get a copy.
The picture Stewart paints is one of a well-organized campaign to use both deception and candy to lure grade-school children into an environment in which they can be converted to fundamentalist Christian beliefs.
You might think a conference all about visiting the sick and dying, accompanying people from death to burial, and cemeteries would be depressing, but is was exhilarating.
The location where my father is buried is breathtaking, next to snow-capped mountains under clear blue skies. The loneliness was breathtaking, too.