My Journey Toward Minimalism

Minimalism has become a trendy word, a fascination, and something widely misunderstood. It has become a movement, broken down into...

Death at the Periphery

November 30, 2017 – 7:28 a.m. The phone call came two minutes before my alarm was set to go off.  I remember the way the light felt—the...

The Order of Things

“I do things differently.” Those were his famous last words. “Mom always puts the flour in last,” I told him. “Your mom and I have always...

Sandalwood & Cedar

I'd look into this farmhouse window forever just to keep you warm at the kitchen table: khaki pants, blue flannel shirt, wool socks, old...

At Kotel HaMaariv

Jews and Christians pray here, along sixteen-hundred feet of wall, with their noses pressed against the weathered stone ...