Archive for December, 2012

Serenity Prayer for a Hunter

Some spaces wiser not to fill; Hunger is more useful than the kill.

How to Say “Happy Hanukkah” in Greek

On Wednesday, we helped children in a Jewish elementary school in Greece prepare decorations for Hanukkah, the upcoming winter holiday which celebrates the victory of light over darkness, of the miraculous over the commonplace, of Maccabees over ….Greeks . (In Greece, the children learn that the victory was won over the Assyrians. What I would call a nice save. And true-ish.) I cut out shapes of menorahs and sivivonim (dreidels)[...]