Rabbi David Wolpe
By Rabbi David Wolpe
I’m a rabbi and a lifelong reader. These are the books I’m turning to for comfort.
As we as a society take steps to stem the novel coronavirus outbreak, we have plenty of enforced time at home. But although your body may be stuck inside, your mind can still roam the universe. This is a time to read: long books you’ve never gotten to, or new kinds of books you never…
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