Why I Don’t Go to Synagogue

Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, Chabad, I’ve been to them all, some I even joined, despite being an independent thinker, a non-joiner.  I made allowances, tried to fit in, but my history with synagogues is fraught with dismay and disappointment. I grew up in a Bronx neighborhood where there was a synagogue on every street.  The Yiddish […]

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Next Year in Melbourne

As I cooked, I cleaned out my cupboard for Passover, a little cumin at the bottom of the bottle, an old spice mixture I made, it all went into the pot, then I threw the jars away.  I will never clean this cabinet again; I’m selling my house and moving to Australia.  The metal measuring […]

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