Holy Days

Do you remember where you were 32 years ago? What a season…what a series. George Steinbrenner captured these moments in his final-game essay featured in the October 28, 1986 edition of the New York Post: Let’s Go Mets for 2019. Share your thoughts & prayers at pray4mets@gmail.com or on Facebook at Pray4Mets. Join our opening […]

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Down By The Shul Yard

Someone taught Danny Saunders to hit a ball, run the bases, and come home. Chaim Potok‘s adolescent character in The Chosen emerges from a culture steeped in tradition, education, learning and study. While his family’s primary focus may have been the Torah and the Talmud, someone took responsibility for extending Danny’s learning to the ball […]

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Major Themes & Big Pictures

About 40 years ago, I went to see a film in a cinema with my future husband, Todd. We were all of 22. Remarkably, he could predict the next lines in the script for many of the characters. Sitting in the dark, he’d lean over and whisper them to me, before the words passed the […]

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