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The Living Room My father wore suits his father had made on a treadle sewing machine.  His first language was Yiddish. My …

Here is the beginning of the cabinet, a single plank of European pear wood, almost twenty inches wide, two inches thick and …

Piñón

Some of the mezuzahs I make come to you with the bark attached and others arrive bark free. But why? In the …

My Mulberry Tree

As a very young child, I adopted a young pine tree and named it George. It is not uncommon for children and …

There’s no Shin!In fact there’s nothing on the outside to identify the mezuzah as Jewish. The Jewish is on the inside, unseen. …

The Ginkgo Branch

In late October of this year I was contacted by a man living in Chicago named Ezra. He had purchased one of …