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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

AUTHOR NAME

Lisa Goldberg

14 ARTICLES

Revelation in Quarantine

Today is my 40th birthday. It is also a week bookmarked by Memorial Day and Shavuot. All of it coming on the heels of...

A Walking Miracle

She is 79 years old, but if you guessed younger, you would not be alone. She looks fantastic. She packs as much as she...

Learning Never Stops

For many years, my grandfather had a secret. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He worked unusual hours, so it was easy...

A Modern Day of Mourning

Like so many Reform Jews, I have lived my life with the sometimes difficult reconciliation between our powerful tradition and living in the modern...

Jewish Pride

Last week, joining thousands of others, my five year old daughter and I took part in Louisville’s annual Pride Parade. While it might lack...

The Forgotten Holiday

Last week, my husband and I watched with pride as our daughter graduated from pre-kindergarten. While many jokes have been made about little kids...

From Darkness to Light

For as long as I have known him, my husband has lit a Yizkor candle. Four times a year—on the three Pilgrimage Festivals, Sukkot,...

The Jewish Love Affair with Food

Anyone who has heard a Jewish joke here and there has probably heard the one about how every Jewish holiday is the same. They...

The Whole Megillah

A wise biblical literature professor of mine frequently reminded us, “If anyone ever read this, they’d ban it.” It is both a hilarious and...

Wherever You Go, There’s Always Someone Jewish

In June 2016, all eyes turned to Louisville to celebrate the life and legacy of the most recognizable face on the planet, Muhammad Ali....

The Power of Community

It had all the makings of a joke. My husband and I—two Jews—participating in an interfaith Thanksgiving dinner in the social hall of Temple...

A Teacher Whose Class is Eternal

When my grandfather died, our family received an outpouring of letters and cards from his former students. As a high school math teacher and...

An Ancient Moon and a Modern Fascination

On a bitterly cold January night (or early morning, to be exact), I stood out on my front porch and there it was. A...

The Mountaintop and Planting Trees for Eternity

In 2013, American Jews celebrated “Thanksgivukkah,” the once-in-a-lifetime chance to have Thanksgiving and Hanukkah at the same time. While that double feature will not...

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