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When Mr Harvey Goldstein came to Singapore in 1969, the New York native was surprised to find another Yiddish speaker.
“Somebody from an inner room says, ‘Eh, Goldstein, come and see here!’ I go in, and there is an Israeli working as an adviser,” he said, recalling his encounter on an urban planning delegation. 1,517 more words
Initial Thoughts (JPS p.265-275)
Last week I read my first parasha hashavuah for this project and it ended up being two parashot in one, which I thought was really interesting – I’m still not sure exactly why, but I assume it has something to do with how the calendar is working out this year. 1,427 more words