Posts Tagged ‘inheritance’

‘Inheritance’ Exposes a Family Secret

Dani Shapiro’s memoir and Inheritance raises big questions about identity, nature and nurture. By Sandee Brawarsky Dani Shapiro’s Connecticut home has sepia portraits of her late father as a child and members of his distinguished Orthodox family on the walls, photographs she has known all her life. These faces have, in silence, supported her, spoken…

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Parshat Pinchas on our inheritance of Israel

Weekly Torah Portion – The Blessings Of Birthright

Parshat Pinchas: Numbers 25:10-30:1; Jeremiah 1:1-2:3. No matter how far a Jew may wander, each of us remains deeply connected to the Land of Israel. Geography notwithstanding, the Jew is in Israel and Israel is within the Jew. What ties us so deeply to the Holy Land? In Parshat Pinchas, we read of three factors…

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