With six Fakesgivings now come and gone, I wanted to share what I’ve learned from hosting this festive feast.
I have learned over the years that gratitude is a way of seeing and thinking, not a feeling. Gratitude is the vision -- the way of seeing -- that recognizes a “gift” as something inspired rather than occasioned.
Three years ago, an argument about high-heeled shoes led me to an unassuming warehouse building in the middle of Glenview -- a place I would come to call my dojo.
While they may not have stressed some of the Jewish traditions many Jews are accustomed to, my parents did just about everything else right.
What two kosher pizzerias on the Upper West Side can teach the rest of Jewish America.