Thanks to Shmarya Rosenberg and Failed Messiah for this image of a “whole wheat” sign from a Satmar matzoh bakery. I love people who spell like I talk.
Author Archive | Wex
My New Year’s resolution, and 26 more, on Tablet. http://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-life-and-religion/111841/rosh-hashanah-resolved-5773/10#Wex
In order to relieve the tedium induced by weeks of reading nothing but the Bible, the Talmud, and sundry commentaries on tractates Avoyde Zoro and Khulin, including some fairly complicated sections of the Shulkhan Orukh and its successors, I’ve had to pick up the pace of my non-work-related reading. Science fiction has acquired a new [...]
Passover’s done, Bob Hope’s on the TV, serenading Jane Russell with “Buttons and Bows,” it’s overcast and slightly rainy in Toronto, but Jane Russell has just taken over the whole of my fifty-one inch television screen–my ancestors thought that they got manna from heaven?–and life is pretty much back to normal. First thing Monday morning, [...]
I’d like to blame Pesach shopping for my failure to write a blog post last week, but Mrs. Wex, a berye of the very first order, has long since had all the makings of kosher-for Passover Farfelroons safely stowed in knotted plastic bags in a corner of our basement, directly beneath a photo of the [...]