Anita Diamant, author of The Red Tent, on her daughter getting a tattoo.
How do we remember and honor those lives? How do those of us without a number to tattoo, or those of us disagree with tattooing continue to remember?
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.
I couldn’t help but notice all the inked Israelites here in the TC. Why the preponderance of Jews with tattoos? Here’s what I found out.