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Long As God Can Grow It

Is that a mop on your head or are you just counting the Omer? Or how I ended up observing the Omer in spite of myself.

Omer Is My Siddur? (Alone on a Shelf)

Using Judaism’s traditional seven-week period of mourning as inspiration to return to a ‘three-a-day the Jewish way’ prayer practice.

Oh Where, Omer, Has My Shaven Face Gone?

The Omer countdown from Pesach to Shavuot anticipates the celebration of receiving the Torah at Sinai and honors unhappier moments in Jewish history. Last year I ignored it. This year, I threw out my razor.