Tag Archives: Jewish Art

Rosh Hashanah 5744: Shofar, Satchmo, and Sculpture

Tweet He is the Satchmo of the shofar. When my friend G. puts his lips to the narrow end of a shofar, and lets loose with the traditional sequence of  blasts—Tekiah, Shevarim, Teruah—the notes slice the air, hang and vibrate, then penetrate skin and bone—to the very soul. Those fortunate enough to hear G. blow […]

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Friday Photos: Seraphic Secret in Israel

Tweet Karen and I attended our niece Ariella’s wedding in Israel two weeks ago. It was a quick trip, just four days, but it was still enough to create a lifetime’s worth of memories.

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Friday Fotos: iPhone & I

Tweet My morning goes something like this: 1. Up at about 5:30, maybe 6:00 a.m. 2. Shacharit, morning prayers. 3. Breakfast: fresh fruit sprinkled with non-fat plain yogurt while reading the Wall Street Journal. 4. Write Seraphic Secret blog. Hope I don’t make an idiot of myself with the day’s post. 5. Work on latest […]

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