Inspiration for the journey of the soul.
B”H 29 Teves 5781 I chose to have my shirt torn, rather than the more symbolic option, captured in a momento piece, a black ribbon attached to a black circular pin, whereof the ribbon is torn. Although, truth be told, I also requested the black ribboned pin, for a keepsake (untorn) that I still haveContinue reading “Kriah (Tear)”
29 Kislev 5781 December 15, 2020 Last night I lit an yahrzeit (memorial) candle for my father. He passed away two years ago. Today is his yahrzeit – 29 Kislev. Today is also the fifth day of Chanukah. Last night, after lighting a yahrzeit candle, I lit the menorah with my mother via Zoom. WeContinue reading “Yahrzeit”
B”H Kislev 27, 5781 Sunday December 13, 2020 This is a repost from one year ago, dated Sunday December 22, 2019 (24 Kislev 5780) Time is sanctified, within the framework of the Jewish religion, by blessings, the holidays, and the observance of the Sabbath. This morning, at the cemetery, my father’s tombstone (machshaveh) was sanctified,Continue reading “Kaddish”