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We’re Going to Omertime

Sports lovers rejoice! While the entire Jewish world is focused on Passover (which begins tonight), as soon as the first day of Passover is over, we are headed to Omertime! The Omer is a 49 day period between Passover and Shavuot when it’s a mitzvah to say a blessing and count each day. This incredibly simple, two minute nightly ritual, is also deeply mystical and … Continue reading We’re Going to Omertime

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The Shape of the Hoophead

Each day, we will select one basketball player who best embodies the combination of sefirot for that week and day and whose jersey matches the day. You might think that would be too limiting, but according to Basketball Reference, 332 players in NBA history have worn the #3 at some point in their career. When you include, WNBA players and the Olympics, it’s almost too … Continue reading The Shape of the Hoophead