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kaddish, pain, and ascension

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 […]

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daily kaddish: what a difference a collaborator makes

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.”

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daily kaddish: for r’ schmeerson

Well, you just have to read Mira’s post about it. How could the shikse resist?

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yahrtzeit for the moshiach

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 […]