Despite my overwhelmingly positive Jewish involvements, choosing a Torah life was the most wrenching decision of my life. I feared the constraints of so many mitzvot, even of losing my individuality. Yet having experienced the compelling truth and joy of this life, I voted for a level of Jewish observance my Cohen grandparents had left in Europe.
Old school or new world, fried treats are the making of wonderful oil-stained holiday memories, a momentary pleasure to be enjoyed with family and friends.
Finding a stash of old recipes, Genie Milgrom discovered the truth about her family’s Jewish identity, hidden for generations.
Colors? I thought I knew colors. How little did I know the astoundingly beautiful world, as colors now blaze before my eyes.