By Shira Hecht-Koller
Finding Solace In Shabbat, After Pittsburgh
On Saturday night, what feels like a lifetime yet was only six days ago — after a rainy and windy day of mostly board games and books, my family gathered, as we do each week, to strike a match, light our colorful braided candle, and make Havdalah to mark the end of Shabbat. As we…
Finding High Holiday Inspiration — In An Art Museum
It is almost noon. We are standing in the Whitney Museum in New York for Alexander Calder: Hypermobility. Included in the exhibition are some of Calder’s earliest works — motor-driven and wind-propelled abstractions, alongside some of his more famous kinetic sculptures. In a departure from the usual ‘don’t you dare touch’ museum policy, Hypermobility gives…
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