A rabbi, a lawyer and so much more than a joke

So, a lawyer walks up to a rabbi and asks, ‘what’s the secret of eternal life?’ Sounds like the beginning of joke, doesn’t it? But it isn’t. It’s a profoundly important question, not because of the question itself, but because of the conversation that follows, which, as it turns out, isn’t really about life in … Continue reading A rabbi, a lawyer and so much more than a joke

An imprint of memory sparks euphoria

Pushing through the swinging doors I was fully prepared for a feeling of familiarity. It was the euphoria that caught me by surprise. Was it the smell or the sound that conjured up such profoundly happy memories for me? Or was it what I saw as I walked into the cavernous space? I suspect it … Continue reading An imprint of memory sparks euphoria