Tag: Leonard Felder

Counting the Omer- Day 7

    Tonight is our first Shabbas together counting the omer. Since Passover began on a Friday night, each week as we come together for kabbalat Shabbat we will count in multiples of 7, marking this time as we anticipate receiving the Torah on the holiday of Shavuot and preparing ourselves intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually. …

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Wait, Wait- What!

“Patience is a virtue,” or, as George Eliot expressed it more poetically, “The wine and the sun will make vinegar without any shouting to help them.”[1]  My children think I’m the most impatient person on the planet, but that’s only because they haven’t spent more time with my mom.  My parents were visiting AZ once …

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