The Twin Cities based law firm of Fredrikson & Byron numbers just south of 300 attorneys and professionals globally (though the truth be told, I think they are mostly here in town). Of this total, somewhere in the vicinity of 20-30 are Jewish, or one way or another, or leaning that direction.
Hebrew National answers to a higher authority, but which authority is that? The authority of higher purpose, or the authority of higher margins?
In our zealous eagerness to prohibit all tattoos, we may have lost sight of our original mitzvah, to simply not tattoo as idol worship in order to foster a strong, lasting Jewish identity.
Record breaking heat here in the Twin Cities. And a series on one of my favorite blogs has me thinking about what it means to stay covered up.