I was very moved by Erin’s kaddish for the old Bay Bridge — which, of course, wasn’t about the bridge at all. And I thought, oy, what a can of worms this kaddish has opened. Daily kaddish may well be harmful to the health, I thought. Every day you are in mourning, focusing on that […]
I whined to Mira, “Oh, shit, I have to make a Kaddish, what a bummer.” She looked at me in horror and said, “Well, then you don’t get to do it.”
Well, you just have to read Mira’s post about it. How could the shikse resist?
So. The moshiach died on this day. He actually died on June 12, 1994 — but that’s the wrong calendar. On the Jewish calendar, it was 3 Tammuz, 5754. Which this year works out to July 5th — today. I got an invite from Chabad of the East Bay to come to their Farbrengen and […]