Daily Archives: May 3, 2019

The Effect Of The Rules Of Postponement On The Timing Of Passover And The Feast Of Weeks: A Preliminary Investigation

One of the hazards of being someone who is at least moderately a data nerd is the fact that questions tend to become opportunities for research.  Recently I was chatting with one of our congregation’s deacons as well as with … Continue reading

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Book Review: One Of Ours

One Of Ours, by Willa Cather [Note:  Spoiler alert, because spoilers.] This book, along with Willa Cather’s work in general, provides a strong difference between literary fiction that seeks to appeal to cultural elites and critical elements and popular fiction … Continue reading

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Book Review: My Ántonia

My Ántonia, by Willa Cather This novel is a complex one to review because while its existence is easier to justify and its nature easier to understand when one knows something about the author’s life and character, this knowledge is … Continue reading

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Book Review: O Pioneers!

O Pioneers!, by Willa Cather I must admit I have mixed feelings about this short book, widely considered to be a classic piece of American literature.  My mixed feelings come from a variety of sources, including a background in a … Continue reading

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