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Lookists

There’s a thread of discussion in our home for many years about “lookists”. What, you may ask, is a lookist? Well, a lookist is someone, generally a man, who rather that wanting to know a person is from the inside … Continue reading

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Silence is Golden

Though I know that there’s a lot of wisdom out there – including from social workers and judges – that when there’s high conflict post-divorce, the responsibility rests equally on the shoulders of both parties. From my experience, while that’s … Continue reading

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Grinding Wheels

As an avid biker myself, I know well the exhilaration of riding down the open road, wind at my back; or, the less than noble schadenfreude of whipping past cars in the city creeping along at a snail’s pace in … Continue reading

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Cleaned Out

In this, the final stretch before Passover, a time of year in which many Jewish families scrub their homes from top to bottom to rid them of any little drop of chametz (unleavened bread), I couldn’t resist the temptation to … Continue reading

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Spare the Children

I don’t generally touch on political issues in this blog, but the unbridled cynicism of Vladmir Putin in banning US adoptions of children in Russian orphanages in order to get back at the US for taking steps to impose sanctions … Continue reading

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Make Me a Match

Found a great clip in The Guardian today from Simone Lia’s graphic novel about looking for a match. Seems the British have their own kind of shidduch crisis. Take a look and enjoy!  

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The Paschal Parents

For those of you looking for a way to enjoy the last moments of Pesach relaxation, I highly recommend Leon Wieseltier’s brilliant review of the New American Haggadah, edited by Jonathan Safran Foer and featuring a translation by Nathan Englander. … Continue reading

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