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Tag Archives: friday night
On Friday night, an Orthodox acquaintance walked over to me and asked, “Do you want a bracha?” “I’m sorry?” I said. “Do you want a bracha?” “Umm, yes,” I said and bowed my head. He said that he wished me … Continue reading
"Friday night was lovely," he says. "Don’t say lovely," she says. "So was Thursday night." "Thursday night was more aggressive," he says. "Friday night was a little more emotional." "Do you think it is OK to do both?" "Of course." … Continue reading
"Mazal tov!" said my friend as he sat beside me at Shalosh Sheudos. Towards the end of the Yedid Nefesh, he put his arm around me and we swayed to the music. "Have you read the words?" he said. "The … Continue reading
I was reciting kiddish Friday night with great fervor and this woman put her hands over her ears. Oy vey! Maybe I should ask Rabbi Y.Y. Rubinstein for help with my kiddish singing.