Winifred Nathan is a member of Temple Beth El in Charlotte, NC. A Jew-by-choice, she is retired, and has held many positions, including mother, sworn police officer, social worker, psychotherapist, and attorney. She holds an undergraduate degree in philosophy.
At a recent Torah study, my rabbi mentioned the Lamed Vav Tzadikim, “righteous ones,” and the significance of the number 36 in Judaism. She had my attention. Could there be something special about my birth year? I wanted to know more.