September 17th, 2019• 0 Comments
Ki Tavo - King and Farmer
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Elul, the last month of the year, resembles the “holy” portions of the calendar. Yet, as a month in which we work it seemingly presents a paradox…
“And you shall take for yourselves… the splendid fruit of a tree, fronds of dates, the branch of a thick-leafed tree and aravot of the river.” King Solomon, the Midrash tells us, was mystified by this verse.
A humorous personal story set in Schwenksville on Shabbat Parshat Ki Teitzei, the fifth of the ‘Seven weeks of comfort’.