Issues 05:04 Seasons of Judaism

Seasons of Judaism

Remember in the ’60s the folk-rock song made famous by a music group called The Byrds” which began with these lyrics: To everything (turn, turn, turn) There is a season (turn, turn, turn) And a time to every purpose under heaven. After describing the cycle of seasons—life, death, love, hate, building, tearing down—the lyrics urge […]

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Seasons of Discovery
Topics: our stories
Author: Lori Baron

I climbed into the hardwood seat, which was padded with a green velvet cushion. Then I tilted my head back ’til I could feel the strain in my neck. This was the best way to view the immense beauty of our synagogue. I was 5 years old, and fascinated by the vast dome that was […]

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Autumn in Vaysechvoos
Topics: vaysechvoos

Autumn in Vaysechvoos was a very comfortable time of year. It was cool enough to wear a warm woolen scarf and an extra sweater under one’s coat. But it wasn’t so cold that one had to wear the big heavy boots and look like a Cossack to keep one’s toes from freezing. The crisp air […]

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