Chicago Loop Synagogue Window Detail

…was published yesterday in Tablet Magazine: Kol Nidre Showed Me…

Meanwhile I am looking forward Yom Kippur and am basking, just a little bit, in all the sweet comments I have received from friends and acquaintances in response to the essay. When someone tells me the essay brought a tear to his eye – what more could I want? I know then that I’ve succeeded in somehow conveying a feeling with words, and that, I have come to realize, is my goal in writing.

G’mar chatima tova to all my Jewish friends and readers! I shall see you all again next week with a probably more mundane post.