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and death is so much closer than it was—a kaddish for rebecca fromer

The house is empty. I’m not sure what to do and death is so much closer than it was— The phone isn’t ringing starting 5 AM and every ten minutes or so thereafter Even the delusions have stopped having culminated in … 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: for Alice Gire

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She mostly kept to herself, or at least it seemed that way. I wonder what else I don’t remember, or never knew, about the woman next door. Continue reading

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guest essay: Dude!

Don’t assume rabbis, or any Jewish people for that matter, will be mensches when you need them to be. Continue reading

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reasons for staying alive

We were signing papers. Getting them notarized. It was a jocular moment. I was trying hard to keep it that way. I was giving him complete authority to take over my affairs should my brain start to melt and/or body … Continue reading

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