The English essayist and poet Alexander Pope wrote, "Hope springs eternal in the human breast..." That adage is challenged by the four protagonists in Anita Diamant's book, Day After Night.
In his previous books Walking the Bible and Where God was Born Bruce Feiler took the reader on journeys primarily through the ancient Middle East. America's Prophet, his most current book, leaps ahead several thousand years and thousands of miles.
My family is not gluten-free. But we have several close friends who are. So when I posted earlier this month that I'd be starting my hamantaschen baking, one of those friends asked if I'd be making any gluten-free delicacies. Um, no.
February is Jewish Disability Awareness Month, an