Monthly Archives: November 2011

daily kaddish: our project’s yahrtzeit

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This is the final daily podcast recording of “Kaddish” for the yearlong “kaddish in two-part harmony” project that Mira and I began a lunar year ago, on 7 November 2010. Continue reading

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daily kaddish: on the eve of K2PH’s Yahrtzeit

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Thoughts of our project’s beginnings brought my beloved Nanc to mind, and Mira’s Galina. Continue reading

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daily kaddish: thanksgiving

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With only a few more daily Kaddishim to go in our project, Mira and I appreciated the chance to make a Kaddish recording together with our gathered beloved. Continue reading

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daily kaddish: missing (yet again!)

Here’s another missing Kaddish recording. I made this recording—I swear I did, mumbling into my iPhone, exhausted, late at night after a Thanksgiving feast and afterward sleeping through a movie. However, the next day, my new iPhone arrived, and I forgot to get the recording off my old iPhone before wiping it and turning it over to Dad. Continue reading

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daily kaddish: for mourning itself

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Mira said it really well—our yearlong project of mourning together in this “kaddish in two-part harmony” project has done the job. It has worked so well that we both feel good and done with mourning itself. Our grief is replaced with happiness, and there are moments when that feels—well, sad. Continue reading

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a mourning mourning morning

At a certain point, I suppose, I just got sick of the whole damned enterprise. And that was the time to step back and write a paper about our process. Which we did. And presented at the Annual Meetings of … Continue reading

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daily kaddish: for deer-hunting season

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My dad plays horn on this Kaddish, nearly a year after doing his first stint as the guest hornist for a daily Kaddish, again while visiting for Thanksgiving. Continue reading

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daily kaddish: for Kimba

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Today’s Kaddish is for David Mohr’s dog, Kimba. Continue reading

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daily kaddish: for Phyllis Greenwood, on her Yahrtzeit

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Today is Phyllis Greenwood’s Yahrtzeit. Continue reading

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daily kaddish: missing (again!)

This is only the third time I completely forgot to record a daily kaddish during the year—the first time was during an exhausting business trip to Tokyo, Beijing, and Shenzhen. The second and third were here in Montréal.
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